Ebberston - Station Masters and Staff

During LNER days the station master at Thornton Dale was in charge of Ebberston.

  • 1890
    Mr James Smales (Station Master)
  • 1899
    Mr F Bradshaw (Station Master)
  • circa 1940 to 1950
    Mr Ralph B Bouch (Porter/Crossing Keeper)
  • circa 1940
    Mr Frank Thorpe (Porter/Crossing Keeper)

The current owners Mark & Carol Benson, were kindly presented the station masters hat, which belonged to Mr Ralph B. Bouch, the last occupier of Ebberston Station before closure, by Doreen Cooper. Doreen is the daughter of Ralph Bouch.

Ebberston station along with many of other's in the area won awards in the annual 'Best Wayside Station Competition'. Aswell as the station master's hat the Bensons have also got two of these certificates awarded to Ebberston. Both certificates are awarded to Mr J.R. Sleights, the Station Master of Thornton Dale at the time.