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Re: Manley Circus

Posted: 4 Jan 2011 1:19PM GMT
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George Manley was my great grandfather.He married Harriet Yelding, a cousin of "Lord" George Sanger another circus owner.George Manley was born in 1837 and died in 1912 after being hit by a lorry in Croydon.Ownership of the circus passed to his son James, my grandfather who lived at 418 Lower Addiscombe Road ,Croydon where my mother Frances Manley grew up.My mother walked on the slack wire at age 12 in 1921.
George Manley was the son of Harry Manley proprietor of Manley's Chinese Circus.Harry Manley was born in 1817 and died in 1887 whilst the circus was on tour in Plaanen,Saxony.Have stacks more info if you need it.My email is and I am located in Australia.Regards,Tony.
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