RAILWAY EMPLOYEES

THIS IS A LIST OF ISLE OF WIGHT RAIL EMPLOYEES, EXTRACTED FROM VARIOUS RECORDS AT THE RECORD OFFICE. IN SOME CASES THERE MAY BE MORE DETAIL AVAILABLE (ie. FAMILY ETC).  NAMES WILL BE ADDED AS FOUND.  I WILL BE HAPPY TO SUPPLY FURTHER DETAILS TO ANY ENQUIRER. 

The dates given below, are only those for which a record has been found, it does not reflect the length of time they were actually in that line of work.


ATTRILL F. .. (Porter) March 1912 - IOW County Press.
BAIGENT G. .. (Signalman) March 1912 - IOW County Press.
BARNARD Walter Aaron .. (Station Master) Blackwater - Kellys Directory 1915.
BARRETT Daisy Nina .. Newport Central Railway during WW1 - personal photo dated 1916.
BISHOP Frederick J. .. 1 Haslemere, Daniel-street, Ryde - IW County Press 15 Jan 1910.
BLACKMAN George L. .. 2 Roslyn, Daniel-street, Ryde - IW County Press 15 Jan 1910.
BLACKMAN G. .. (Collector) March 1912 - IOW County Press.
BUCKETT F. (Clerical Staff) March 1912 - IOW County Press.
BUCKETT Malcolm .. (Station Master Ryde), Photo in County Press 11 April 1931.
BUCKETT Henry .. Labourer - Railway accident at Alverstone - IOW County Press 19 Mar 1892.
BULL G. .. (Clerical Staff) March 1912 - IOW County Press.
BURGESS S. .. IW Central Railway March 1912 - IOW County Press.
BUTT William .. of Cowes, March 1868 - (Railway Guard).
CHARLO Frank .. at Shanklin Station Sept 1894 (Outside Porter) article County Press.
COLEMAN H. .. (Parcels Clerk) March 1912 - IOW County Press.
COLENUTT C. .. (Station Master Ryde) - IOW County Press Mar 1912.
CORBETT George .. (Station Master Brading) Obit in County Press 23 March 1912.
DAISH George 16 .. (Porter) Ryde census 1901 [b.Shanklin, IOW).
DAISH Walter .. (Railway Clerk) Ryde census 1891 [b.Ryde, IOW].
DASH W. .. (Station Master Bembridge) Mar 1912 - IOW County Press.
DENNETT Charles H. .. Ventnor - Kellys Directory 1915.
DEW Frederick .. (Station Master) Horringford - Kellys Directory 1915.
DURRANT Charles William .. of Alton, Hants (Railway Clerk) Whitwell April 1894 - sons baptism.
DURRANT John .. of Newport (Railway Booking Clerk) Oct 1889-1892 childrens baptisms.
FRENCH G.H. .. (Station Master at Ryde) - completed 50 yrs service - IOW County Press 27 Apr 1929 (incl Photo).
GODSELL Frank .. Beaufort, Trinity-street, Ryde - IW County Press 15 Jan 1910.
GRAY James .. at Haventreet (Railway Worker) - Aug 1880 - sons baptism.
GREENWOOD W.B.S. .. (Station Master Newport) - presentation - IOW County Press 5 Jan 1889.
GREGORY Mark .. (Station Master Sandown) Retirement - County Press 12 March 1910.
GUBBINS William Thomas .. Newport (Station Master) Dec 1864 - birth of dau.
HALE Henry .. of Newport, July 1891 (Railway Engine Cleaner) - sons baptism.
HANNAM Thomas .. of Parkhurst 1901 (Railway Porter).
HARLEY E.W. .. temp Station Master at Carisbrooke 1894 - County Press.
HARVEY Alfred Harry .. 27 Pier-street, Ryde - IW County Press 15 Jan 1910.
HARVEY Edwin Walter .. 11 Union-street, Ryde - IW County Press 15 Jan 1910.
HENLEY George .. formerly of Sandown Station - burial Nov 1929 - Obit IOW County Press.
HENLEY William .. (Station Master) Calbourne - Kellys Directory 1915.
HODGES Henry Wm. .. (Station Master) Yarmouth - Kellys Directory 1915.
HOLMES John .. (Engine Driver) re accident near Shanklin Mar 1889  - IOW County Press.
HUMBY G. .. (Station Master Shanklin) - Presentation July 1876 - IOW Chronicle.
JACKSON Thomas Henry Scott .. (Porter) - Ryde Oct 1900 bapts of sons.
JACKSON W. .. (Parcels Porter)  March 1912 - IOW County Press.
JEFFERY George .. formerly of Ryde (Railway Porter) - Obit IOW County Press Nov 1892. 
JENKIN P. .. (Station Master Wroxall) Mar 1912 - IOW County Press.
JONES Thomas .. (Railway Guard of Newport) - Dec 1923 burial Carisbrooke.
KINGSTON Stephen .. (Railway Labourer) Newport, Oct 1865 - dau baptism.
LACEY Joseph George .. (Railway Lab/Guard/Signalman Ryde) 1874-1901- see below.
LACEY Joseph .. (Engine Cleaner/Waggoner of Ryde) 1901-pre 1962 - see below.
LAMBERT G. .. (Porter) March 1912 - IOW County Press.
LEE C. .. (Guard) March 1912 - IOW County Press.
LONG Ernest H. .. (Fireman), accident near Shanklin Mar 1889 - IOW County Press.
MEW Fred .. (Station Master) Merston Junction - Kellys Directory 1915.
MOORE George John .. Guard - Railway accident at Alverstone - IOW C/Press 19 Mar 1892.
MOSLING William .. of Arreton (Merston), Jan 1886 (Station Master) - bapt of dau.
MUNSON A. .. (Clerical Staff) March 1912 - IOW County Press.
MURR Henry Harison .. (Railway Guard) of Sandown, Oct 1878 bapt of son. 
NASH John .. of Ryde 1896 (Railway Labourer).
NEEVES Harry .. of Sussex, temp at Ryde 1896 (Locomotive Driver).
NEWLAND F. .. at Ventnor Station 36 yrs (total 52), Photo in County Press 11 April 1931.
NEWMAN F. .. (Clerical Staff) March 1912 - IOW County Press.
NEWNHAM W. .. (Booking Clerk) March 1912 - IOW County Press.
OXFORD Walter Kelly .. of Newport, June 1919 burial Carisbrooke.
PHILLIPS Henry .. of Ryde (Platelayer), witness at Inquest - IOW County Press March 1896.
PIDGEON D. .. (Clerical Staff) March 1912 - IOW County Press.
PIERCE George .. (Station Master) Sandown - Kellys Directory 1915.
PILE Harry .. 3 Benett-street, Ryde - IW County Press 15 Jan 1910.
PRESSLEY Henry .. of Carisbrooke 1895 (Station Master).
PRIESTLY  .. of Carisbrooke 1895 (Station Master).
PRYKE Samuel .. of Brading 1903, Obit in County Press, worked on IW Railway many years.       
RANGER George.. of Shide - Obit IOW County Press 22 Apr 1899, Rail worker many years.
RAYNER George .. 49 Newport-street, Ryde - IW County Press 15 Jan 1910.
SHAW C. .. (Clerical Staff) March 1912 - IOW County Press.
SHEPPERD A. .. (Porter) March 1912 - IOW County Press.
SMITH Oliver George .. 24 Surrey-street, Ryde - IW County Press 15 Jan 1910.
SPINKS George .. (Station Master) Havenstreet - Kellys Directory 1915.
SPINKS H.G. .. of Yarmouth (Station Master) Serious Accident - County Press 21 Jan 1911.
SULLEY James V. .. of Shanklin 1865 (Station Master).
THOMAS Henry .. of Newport, 1871 Census (Station Master).
TOOGOOD George .. (Engine Driver), witness at Inquest - IOW County Press March 1896.
TRUCKELL Edward .. St Marys Passage, Ryde - IW County Press 15 Jan 1910.
URRY Samuel J. .. (Station Master) Freshwater - Kellys Directory 1915.
VALLENDER Oliver .. of Oakfield 1896-1900 (Railway Fireman).
VALLENDER Thomas .. of West Cowes 1872-90 (Fireman/Driver).
VALLENDER William .. of Ryde 1873-84 (Fireman/Driver).
VOYCE Henry .. of Lake 1870-1874 (Platelayer).
WADMORE E. .. of St Lawrence Mar 1912 Presentation (Station Master) - County Press.
WALES George .. of Carisbrooke 1895 (Railway man).
WALES .. Jan 1912 accident at Blackwater - IOW County Press.
WARREN Edward .. of Peckham, temp at Sandown 1882 (Railway Contractor).
WHEELER William .. of Bembridge (Railway Guard) - 1901 census.
WHEELER W. .. (Clerical Staff) March 1912 - IOW County Press.
WHEWAY .. of Ryde 1894 - Accident at St Johns Station - County Press 20 Jan 1894.
WHITTINGTON William .. of Arreton 1896 (Stoker).
WIGHT Robert Edward .. Ryde 1865 (Station Master) - Postal & Commercial Directory.
WILLMOTT Russell .. (Manager) Newport - Kellys Directory 1915.
WIMBLETON Edwin .. of Wroxall 1866 (Horsekeeper on Railway).
WOOD W. .. (Clerical Staff) March 1912 - IOW County Press.
WRIGHT George Edward .. St Stephens, St Johns-road, Ryde - County Press 15 Jan 1910.
WRIGHT G. .. (Collector) March 1912 - IOW County Press.
YOUNG Henry .. (Station Master) Newport - Kellys Directory 1915.


LACEY information above, plus more details available. Provided and used, with kind permission of Shirley Stallard, thank you.  


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