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John Naisby

Danger Building Staff
Birthplace Northumberland Haltwhistle England Date of Birth: January 19, 1869 Date of Death: August 16, 1934

Biography

JOHN NAISBY
Date and place of birth:  1869 Lambley near Haltwhistle, Northumberland.
Date and place of Death:  16 August 1934 Benoni, Transvaal, South Africa
Nationality:  English South African

Taken from Danger Officers Group Photograph page 44 Mossband Farewell Magazine
Biography:  John grew up in Lambley Northumberland, where he was born. He came from a very large family:

Brothers were – Matthew Pears (1861), Joseph Pears (1863), Robert Naisby (1874), Reginald Graham Naisby (1881)

Sisters were – Elizabeth (1867), Ellen (1872), Jane (1874), Sarah (1875), Anne (1879), Mary (1884)
Parents: John Naisby married Elizabeth Pears in June 1870 at Haltwhistle District.
Parents occupation:  John was a Civil Engineers working in Mines
Schools Universities attended and years of attendance:  Not known
Place of residence at Gretna:  Not known
Marital status:  John was married twice

Antoinette Ella-le-Camp
Jane Goard nee Whitburn
From his first marriage John had three Children

John Reginald Naisby

Mona Murray Naisby

Donovan Weeber Naisby
Job title at Gretna:  John was a member of the Danger Staff Team on Mossband site
Travels: No records available
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Mossband Farewell Magazine
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