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John NaisbyDanger Building Staff
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
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
Trivia/any other information:
Mossband Farewell Magazine
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