Eric Bentcliffe

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(February 17, 1927 – February 26, 1992)

Eric Bentcliffe, left, and Terry Jeeves at Loncon, 1957. Photo by Norman Shorrock.

English SF actifan Eric Bentcliffe (aka Urk Buncliff) was one of the organizers of The Tucker Transfer. He was Britain's TAFF delegate in 1960 and wrote a trip report, EpiTAFF. (His opponent in the race, Mal Ashworth, wrote A Few Words About Bilbo Bentcliffe in his support!)

He invented Soggies and the term "Convacation." He helped form BSFA, was part of the Mancon 1 and Thirdmancon committees, and wrote a fanzine column for Egg. He was a Knight of St. Fantony.

He married Beryl Watkins about 1960.

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