Tuesday, 28 January 2014

Thomas Sagar 1884-1916

Thomas Sagar (Photo from EH)
Q1 1884 in Worsbro' Dale. Baptised
1 June 1884 at St Thomas', Worsbro' Dale

Son of:
Edward Sager b.1855 in Worsbro' Common, d.Q1 1911  

1901 occupation Coal Miner living at 13 Canning Street, Worsbro' Common
married at St Thomas', Worsbro' Dale on 24 December 1882 to
Mary Ann Sagar (nee Harper) b. 1866 Worsbro' Dale

Position in family: The eldest of 9 children (two had died before 1911)
1. Thomas Sagar b.1884
2. Emma Sagar b.1885 d.1963
3. Charles Edward b.1888 dy?
4. Leonard Sagar b.1892 d.1960 WW1 SERVICE
5. Fred Sagar b.1893 d.1948
6. Walter Sagar b. 1895 d.1930
7. Hannah Sagar b.1897
8. John Sagar b.1904 d.1974

Home address, age and occupation:

1891: 8 Henry Street, Worsborough aged 7

1901: 13 Canning Street, Worsbro' Common aged 17, a Colliery Labourer
1911: 18 Highstone Road, Worsbro' Common aged 27, a Coal Miner
1914: 10 Grove Street, Worsbro' Dale, Age 30, a Coal Miner  

Marriage: He married Clara Wood 2 January 1904 in Barnsley.


Edward Sagar b.18 May 1904 baptised at St Thomas', Worsbro Dale 3 July 1904  d.1987
George Sagar b.1906 baptised at St Thomas', Worsbro Dale 15 April 1906 d.1937

Military Service:
Enlisted:  28 November 1914 at the age of 30 years
Regiment and Battalion:    York and Lancaster Regiment, 13th Battalion, 1st Barnsley Pals
Service number and rank:  13/1194 Private

Personal information:   5' 6" tall, 37" chest, 

Death:     1 July 1916 aged 33
CWGC Remembered: Theipval Memorial Pier and Face 14A and 14B

Information from Commonwealth War Graves Commission:
Son of Edward and Mary Ann Sagar, Of 1, Hudsons Buildings, Worsbrough Common, Barnsley; Husband of Clara Sagar, of 124, Summer Lane, Barnsley.

Worsborough Common, St Lukes Church, Highstone Road 

Information submitted by EH

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