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Harry Stanger

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


  
Harry Stanger,
born 3 June 1876, Manchester.
He worked in railways.
He is listed in 1901 census in Hinckley, Leicestershire. He is "Railway Clerk".
He became stationmaster.
He was station master in South Witham, Lincolnshire (see map).
Listed as station master in South Witham in [Kelly's Directory of Lincolnshire, 1908/1909].

He mar 24 Mar 1915 (him age 38, her age 22) to Elsie Briggs [Elsie May Briggs, "Nellie", born 1893, dau of Henry Briggs, foreman].
They mar at parish church, Stainby, Lincolnshire (just NW of South Witham) [GRO.UK].
She was living Stainby at mar.

He is still listed as station master in South Witham in [Kelly's Directory of Lincolnshire, 1922/1923].
They later lived Mansfield Woodhouse, Nottinghamshire (see map).
An autograph book belonging to John Gibbon lists "H. Stanger" and "E. M. Stanger", both 16 July 1951.
They 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.

  



Elsie Briggs.
Scan 1999. Original photo has been destroyed.



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.




South Witham.
(Top) From map. Revised 1902. Published 1904.
(Bottom) From map. Revised 1902. Published c.1935.
See modern satellite view. Looks like any station master's house is gone.


  
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