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John Dickson Stanger

John Dickson Stanger and Mary Ann Berwick.
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John Dickson Stanger [Dick], born 30th Aug 1881,
lived Letchmore Heath, nr Watford,
at mar he is listed as "clerk", living family home, 20 Malden Rd, Watford,
mar 11 Apr 1908 (NOT May) at parish church, Aldenham, nr Watford [GRO.UK]
to Mary Ann Berwick [or Mary Anne, born 28th Jan 1881],
he was railway clerk on LMS Railway at Broad St Station, London,
lived 106 Kings Ave, Watford (see map),
listed at 106 Kings Ave, Watford, in [Kelly's Directory of Watford] 1908 on, not there in 1907,
listed as "railway clerk", living 106 Kings Ave, Watford, at dau's birth 1911 and dau's death 1931,
he died 7th May 1947, 106 Kings Ave, age 65 yrs [GRO.UK],
think bur Vicarage Road Cemetery, Watford, with no headstone,
she is still listed at 106 Kings Ave in [Kelly's Directory of Watford] 1962, not listed there in 1964,
she died 1st Nov 1966, Abbots Langley hospital, age 85 yrs [GRO.UK],
think bur Vicarage Road Cemetery, Watford, with no headstone,
had issue:

  1. Anne Stanger,
    born "Marjorie Annie", 20th Mar 1911, 106 Kings Ave, Watford [GRO.UK],
    "Annie" family name in Stanger,
    went as "Marjorie" as child, "Marjorie-Anne" when young [didn't like "Annie"],
    went as "Anne" when older.

  2. Winifred Stanger,
    Winifred May, Winnie, born 30th Aug 1912,
    two medals for athletics, "W. Stanger 1925" and "W. Stanger 1926", survive,
    died of TB, 27 Oct 1931, 106 Kings Ave, Watford, age 19 yrs [GRO.UK].

  3. John Stanger, mar Beryl Smith and had issue:

    1. Robert Stanger, mar Christine Bouvet and had issue:
      1. Caroline Stanger.
      2. Samantha Stanger.
      3. Anthony Stanger.
    2. Rita Stanger, mar Peter Mitchell and had issue:
      1. Claire Mitchell.
      2. Helen Mitchell, mar Daine Carter and had issue:
        1. Ella Carter.
      3. James Mitchell.

Almost certain this is Mary Ann Berwick.

Mary Ann Berwick, Mar 1940.
At Courtlands Drive.
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John Dickson Stanger, Aug 1940.

(Left to Right): Anne (age 5), Winifred (age 4).
Dec 1916.
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(Left to Right): Winifred, John, Anne.
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106 Kings Ave, Watford

106 Kings Ave, Watford (leftmost white house).
Anne Stanger was born here 1911.
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106 Kings Ave, Watford (leftmost white house).
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