Ronald Leslie Upton (1903-92)
Ronald Leslie Upton trained for the Wesleyan ministry at Didsbury and was appointed to the China mission after ordination in 1928. He served in the Hupeh District of Central China until 1941 when he returned to the home ministry until superannuation in 1968.
Upton was married twice; first to Sister Jennie Milburn of the Manchester Mission and after she died in China 1932, he married Margaret Walby. Both his wives were members of the Wesley Deaconness Order.
Source: Minutes of Conference 1992, Hill's Arrangement 1968 and Harold Burgoyne Rattenbury papers (MARC)