Sainty family including Edgar

Notes on the Sainty family including Edgar

Sainty family tree

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For Edgar William George Sainty, born c 1910, see interview tapes 143 and 145

Benjamin was one of three signalmen awarded certificates in 1905 after the Cromer Express crash, for stopping another train coming. See JG’s photos P69/23 to P69/25 and P71/3 to P71/14

Edgar’s jobs and residence
Born in Ipswich (father and mother had moved there from Colchester)
Guithavon Road when first came to Witham.
Brought up in Braintree Raod.
1926 approx, set up own business as wireless doctor, mending radios etc. at 23 Albert Road. Also did public address work with amplifier on van adapted (see photos M306 and M307]
1947 moved to 58 Maldon Road.
1952 to Chelmsford Co-op doing electrical work.

Documents

1891 census returns
RG 12/1425, ff.47-48, pp.4-5, schedule 14, 6 Scrivener Terrace, Braintree Road
[probably on Chalks Road]
Benjamin W Sainty    Head    M    40    Railway Signalman    born Essex, Wivenhoe
Susanna M Sainty    Wife    M    42        born Essex, Wivenhoe
Edgar Wm Sainty    Son        15    Telegraph lad    born Essex, Needham Market
Frederick A Sainty    Son        14    Errand boy    born Essex, Braintree
Harry Sainty    Son        12    Scholar    born Essex, Braintree
Lilian M Sainty    Dau        9    Scholar    born Essex, Braintree
Ellen R Sainty    Dau        8    Scholar    born Essex, Witham

1901 census returns
RG 13/1725, f.62, p.16, schedule 116, Diamond Terrace
[built 1897, later 11-14 Chalks Road]
Benjamin Sainty    Head    M    50    Railway signalman    born Essex, Wivenhoe
Susanna Sainty    Wife    M    52        born Essex, Wivenhoe
Frederic Sainty    Son    S    24    Railway signalman    born Essex,, Braintree
Harry Sainty    Son    S    22    Auctioneer’s clerk    born Essex,, Braintree
Ellen Sainty    Daur    S    18    Fancy Repository Shop, assistant    botn Essex, Witham
RG 13/1725, f.21, p.3, schedule 14, Newland Street
Lilian M Sainty    Serv    S    19    Nurse (Domestic)    born Essex, Braintree
(with Frank E Payne, surgeon, and family and other servants)

1920 electoral register
Church Street: Harry Sainty, Ellen Sainty
Rose Cottage, Braintree Road: Edgar William Sainty, Clara Jane Sainty
Portland Villas, Braintree Road: Benjamin William Sainty, Susannah Maria Sainty

1930 electoral register
21 Braintree Road: Benjamin William Sainty, Susannah Maria Sainty, Lilian Mary Sainty
23 Albert Road: Edgar William Sainty

Directories
Year    Original entry
1922    Sainty Harry, Totscott, Chipping Hl
1929    Sainty Edgar William George, radio engineer; batteries charged; overhauls & repairs to receiving sets; officially appointed by the Radio Society of Great Britain & the Wireless League, 23 Albert road
1933    Sainty Edgar William George, radio engineer; batteries charged ; overhauls & repairs to receiving sets; officially appointed by the Radio Society of Great Britain & the Wireless League, 23 Albert road
1937    Sainty Edgar William George, radio engineer; batteries charged; overhauls & repairs to receiving sets; radio station G.6.S.T. 23 Albert road & 8a, Church street
1937    Sainty Edgar William George, radio engineer; batteries charged; overhauls & repairs to receiving sets; radio station G.6.S.T. 23 Albert road & 8a, Church street

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