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My wife's ancestors - Stanger - Contents


George Henry Stanger



Unknown, poss. George Henry Stanger.
Scan 1999. Original photo has been destroyed.



George Henry Stanger,
sometimes written just as George,
born 18 Oct 1850, Gretton, Northamptonshire.
There is an old valentine from him to Annie, apparently as teenagers c.1864.
He is listed as "pointsman" (railway points) at mar, living Norfolk St, Manchester (see map).

He mar 29 May 1875 (NOT June), St.Thomas' church, Ardwick, Manchester [GRO.UK] to Annie Blundy [born 12 Jan 1850].
He is listed at children's births 1876 and 1878 as "railway pointsman", living 30 Reddish St, Gorton, Manchester (see map).

Gardener at Aldenham school:
He became gardener at Aldenham public school, E of Watford (see map and street view). The school is really at Letchmore Heath rather than at Aldenham.
They are listed in [UK census, 4 Apr 1881] as living Corner Cottage, Aldenham. He is listed as "School Servant".
He is "Grammar school attendant", living Letchmore Heath, at son's birth Aug 1881.
He is "Grammar school servant", living Letchmore Heath, at son's birth 1886.
In [UK census, 1891] he is "General School Servant Dom", living Aldenham, possibly in "Back Lane" (Letchmore Heath, beside the school, see map).
He is listed as "School Porter" at Aldenham in [UK census, 1901].
He must have died 1901-05.

Annie lived, apparently as a widow, at 20 Malden Rd, Watford (see map). Her son John was living there at his mar 1908.
"Mrs. Stanger" (must be widow) is listed at 20 Malden Rd, Watford, in [Kelly's Directory of Watford] 1905 to 1910-11. Not listed there in 1904 or 1912-13.
"Mrs. A. Stanger" is listed at 20 Malden Rd, Watford, in [Peacock's Directory of Watford] 1906 to 1912. Not listed there in 1905 or 1913.
He is listed as "Steward" (could be deceased) at his son John's mar 1908.
He is listed as "School attendant" (could be deceased) at his son Harry's mar 1915.
He definitely died pre-1923.
Annie died at Mansfield Woodhouse (son's house) 1923, age 73 yrs.
She is NOT Anne M. Stanger, died Wolverhampton, 2nd qr 1924 [GRO.UK].
George and Annie had issue:


  1. Harry Stanger,
    born 3 June 1876, 30 Reddish St, Gorton, Manchester [GRO.UK],
    Church of England, worked in railways,
    in [UK census, 1901] he is listed in Hinckley, Leicestershire, as "Railway Clerk",
    became stationmaster,
    station master in South Witham, Lincolnshire (see map) from 1908/1909 to 1922/1923 [Kelly's Directory of Lincolnshire],
    mar 24 Mar 1915 (him age 38, her age 22), parish church, Stainby, Lincolnshire (just NW of South Witham) [GRO.UK]
    to Elsie Briggs [Elsie May Briggs, "Nellie", born 1893, dau of Henry Briggs, foreman],
    she was living Stainby at mar,
    lived Mansfield Woodhouse, Nottinghamshire (see map),
    had issue:

    1. Edward Stanger,
      Edward Henry, born 16 Aug 1918, South Witham [GRO.UK],
      bapt 15th Sept 1918 [South Witham par records, Lincolnshire], NOT 18th, see bapt entry,
      mar 1stly and had issue:
      1. 2 children, Stanger.
      mar 2ndly and had issue:
      1. 3 children, Stanger.


  2. Annie Stanger [Annie Edith],
    born 8th Oct 1878, 30 Reddish St, Gorton, Manchester [GRO.UK],
    staunch Methodist,
    matron at Clifton College, boys public school, Bristol,
    lived Rosslyn Rd, Watford (see map),
    died unmarried, Jan 1969, age 90 yrs,
    cremated Fri 17th Jan 1969, Woking, Surrey.


  3. John Dickson Stanger,
    born 30th Aug 1881, Letchmore Heath, nr Watford [GRO.UK],
    was Church of England.


  4. George Frederick Stanger,
    born 29 June 1886, Letchmore Heath, nr Watford [GRO.UK],
    alive in 1891 census.




Annie Blundy, 1874, Manchester.
See larger and full size.



Harry Stanger and Elsie Briggs and Edward.
Station master's house, South Witham, Lincolnshire.
Photo est c.1922.
Scan 1999. Original photo has been destroyed.



Station master's house, South Witham, Lincolnshire.
Photo courtesy of Peter Ball at South Witham site.


   
(Left) Harry Stanger and his wife Elsie Briggs (presumably at wedding).
Scan 1999. Original photo has been destroyed.
(Right) Elsie Briggs.
Scan 1999. Original photo has been destroyed.



Annie Edith Stanger.
Scan 1999. Original photo has been destroyed.



Annie Stanger, 1940.



Annie Stanger, 1964.






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