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‘Lord’ George Sanger

February 27, 2013

‘Lord’ George Sanger (1827- 1911),
English circus showman entrepreneur
and proprietor of his music hall and pleasure garden ‘Hall-by-the-Sea,’ Margate, Kent
(photo: unknown, mid 1880s)

For further information about ‘Lord’ George Sanger, see Julie Goddard’s Oh! What a Circus: ‘Lord’ George Sanger – Son of Newbury. For the ‘Hall-by-the-Sea’ see Dreamland, Margate, Kent. See also the Margate Civic Society’s Newsletter, Spring 2011.

Sanger’s manager at Margate was Gustavus Foster (1847-1901), who was a photographer before becoming a publican and licensed victualler.