George Playforth

George Playforth was station master at Forge Valley in 1901 and still there in 1905. From the census it can be seen that George married Adelade and had three children, Maude, John & Hilda.

The 1901 census for Forge Valley Station looked like this:

Name Age Occupation Parish Where Born Relation
George Playforth 35 Station Master West Ayton Shipton Thorpe, Yorkshire Head
Adelade Playforth 36 ~ West Ayton Goodmanham, Yorkshire Wife
Maude Playforth 6 attending school West Ayton York, Yorkshire Daughter
John Playforth 4 attending school West Ayton York, Yorkshire Son
Hilda Playforth 2 ~ West Ayton West Ayton, Yorkshire Daughter