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Quanbury, George
9 October 1888 – 1969

George Quanbury was the son of Thomas Edward Quanbury. Thomas was born c1861 in Lincolnshire. He married Annie Melissa (maiden name unknown) in 1881.

George, the fourth of nine children, was born 9 October 1888 in Lincolnshire. In 1911 the family lived at the Black Swan public house in Market Deeping Lincolnshire with Thomas the inn keeper; George was working as a butcher’s apprentice. George married Mabel Underwood 5 June 1915 in Lincoln. They had a daughter, Edna, born 24 October 1915 in Saltaire.

The family lived at 10 Mary Street in Saltaire throughout the war. George enlisted 27 June 1916 with the West Riding Regiment. He served in France from 3 November 1916 to 1 April 1918. Whilst in France he was transferred to the 4th Battalion Durham Light Infantry. George was discharged 14 March 1919. After the war they lived at various addresses as follows:-
1929 - 6 Lockwood Street, Saltaire
1930 - Baildon
1934 - 20 William Henry Street, Saltaire
1936 - 73 Victoria Road, Saltaire
1940 - 16 Victoria Road, Saltaire.

George died in 1969.



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