Barry Gilden

Member of:

  • Amenities Management Committee

About Me

Born in London, left in my late teens and lived in Jersey involved in tourism, 7 years later left Jersey and moved to Stilton (1974) After 3 years returned to Jersey for another 4 years, Cabaret, Restaurant, returned to Stilton, trained and became a professional driving instructor for 10 years (own business) moved to Glatton, married Sandra 1991. Sold Glatton in 2005 purchased a business in the USA and emigrated for 10 years, both worked and played hard, was successful. Purchased a piece of land in Stilton whilst still living in the USA, we designed the house then had it built. Retired at 59.

Qualifications: C&G in Photography, Demonstrator/Teacher in the UK for cherry pickers, license to teach theory & practical LGV & PCV. Leader of Chamber of Commerce.  Gained several qualifications in the US one of which was a Realtor, returned to the UK briefly to take a Toastmaster & Master of Ceremonies course which proved very popular in USA, customers paid for me to travel all over the states for various events.

I have a wide taste in music, mainly Gospel & Country, I studied religion in my earlier years, found out 5 years ago I can and enjoy baking, love travelling, woodworking, gardening, socialising, have a sense of humour, confident, passion for the welfare of our lovely village, one of two responsible for Stilton’s new War Memorial.