Historical information

John William Satchwell (1853-1935), was a representative of the East Ward in Brighton Council for more than 20 years and was elected Mayor in 1922-23. Satchwell joined the police force as a mounted trooper in 1878 and was awarded valor badge in 1889 for bravery in rescuing drowning people from floods in Newstead. He retired as a sub-inspector after 35 years in the force.

Physical description

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