A wonderful photograph of the appropriately named Train family at Whitedale Station c 1912.
Standing: (left to right) Emma Maria (ne Sedman), Ruth, Frank, Albert Nelson (Station Master)
Seated: Muriel, Olive (John Witty's mother), Alfred Prowd, The Dog, Lewellyn, Kate Maynard Pickering (servant).

The Dog is actually Hubert Harslet's dog, Hubert worked at the station and at the time lived in Church Lane - Click here

The Train family remained in the area, you may well know Train's hairdressers in Hornsea.
Below is the 1911 census details for the Train Family, since Alfred Prowd is 1 in 1911, he is probably 2 in the photograph.
There is also another son called John who was born after the taking of this photograph.
Albert clearly moved around a lot as part of his job, it was also a family career, as his father William Train had been the 
Station Master in Hornsea. Big families also ran in the Trains, Albert was one of 11.


Name Status Gender Age Year of Birth Profession Place of Birth
Albert Nelson Train Head  M 41 1870 Station Master Skirlaugh
Emma Maria Train Wife - Married 14 years F 37 1874   Whitby
Frank Train Son M 11 1900 School Hornsea
Ruth Train Daughter F 9 1902   Hornsea
Muriel Train Daughter F 8 1903   Driffield
Olive Train Daughter F 5 1906   Driffield
Llewellyn Train Son M 4 1907   Driffield
Alfred Prowd Train Son M 1 1910   Withernwick
Kate Maynard Pickering Single Servant F 20 1891 Domestic servant Hull

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