Genealogy research by Mark Humphrys.
George Henry Stanger,
He mar 1875
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". See image from here.
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
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:
Annie Stanger, 1940.
Annie Stanger, 1964.
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