John Thomas Cross

1859 – 1923

Relationship with the Hatfield and St Albans branch:

  • Stationmaster at Hatfield and in charge of Nast Hyde Halt c1917 – 1923.

Life Highlights:

  • Born in 1859, in Peterborough, Northamptonshire.
  • Married Sarah Alice Pedder in Hatfield, Hertfordshire, in 1887.
  • Died on 31st July 1923.
  • Probate granted to Sarah Alice Cross on 26th October 1923: effects £1,141.3.0.
  • (Wife died on 23rd September 1939: probate granted 28th November 1939: effects £4,029.19.8.)

Homes included:

  • Woolmer Green, Knebworth, Hertfordshire.
  • Knebworth Cottage, Hatfield, Hertfordshire.

He, his wife, 4 daughters and 1 son are at Woolmer Green, Knebworth, Hertfordshire, in the 1901 census, Railway Station Master.

He, his wife and 2 daughters are at Woolmer Green, Knebworth, Herts, in the 1911 census, Station Master.

Recorded in the 1911 census is the fact that he and his wife had had 7 children born alive, of which 6 were still alive.

Information gathered from:

  • The Roger Taylor archive.
  • Census returns.
  • Births Index
  • Marriage Index.
  • Deaths Index.
  • Wills Index.

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