|FR Soc. Chairman||Deputy 1958 - ?|
|FR Soc. Director||1955 - 1995|
|FR Soc. Post||Vice President ? - 2006|
Former Vice-President of the Festiniog Railway Society
Norman A. Pearce was a native of Northampton and a director of leather manufacturers W. Pearce & Co. (Northampton), Ltd, having trained as a leather chemist and engineer. One of his several boyhood interests was the study of telephones and telephone systems. In 1955 awarded B.E.M. in recognition of service rendered in connection with Civil Defence communications. Main railway interest in narrow gauge railways and following a 1954 visit to Portmadoc he offered to help reinstate the derelict equipment. Subsequently appointed Hon. Signals & Telegraphic Engineer. In 1955 invited to join the Board of the Ffestiniog Railway Society and in March 1958 appointed Deputy Chairman.
He died peacefully, following a short illness on Oct 26 2006.