See also:circus proprietor, was
See also:born at Chew Magna,
See also:Somerset, in 1816, the son of an old sailor who had turned showman . In 1845 he started with his
See also:George a
See also:exhibition at
See also:Birmingham . The venture was successful, and the
See also:brothers, who had been interested spectators of the equestrian performances at Astley's Amphitheatre,
See also:London, then started touring the
See also:country with a circus entertainment consisting of a
See also:horse and
See also:pony and three or four human performers . This enterprise was a success from the beginning, and in due course
See also:John and George
See also:Sanger became lessees of the Agricultural
See also:Hall, London, and there produced a large number of elaborate
See also:spectacles . In 1871 the Sangers leased Astley's where they gave an equestrian
See also:pantomime every winter, touring in the summer with a large circus . Subsequently the
See also:partnership was dissolved, each brother producing his own show . John Sanger died while touring, at
See also:Ipswich on the 22nd of
See also:August 1889, the business being continued by his son .
we are mr.david and mrs. ezmerelda sanger. we live in a horse drawn wagon and travel around playing music and painting on the pavement. we are descended from lord george sanger and would like to research the connection. davids grandfather was david william sanger, a booth boxer who travelled with horses. he retired at 28,settled in port talbot and died at the age of 32 around 1916. anyone have any information connecting us with the sanger circuses of the turn of the century?
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