The Tom Sayers Circus

At the request of HM Queen Victoria visited Sandringham in 1863

The Tom Sayers Circus

Tom Sayers

The Tom Sayers Circus

Sayers v. Heenan, 17 April 1860.
Drawn by the lithographer W. L. Walton (c. 1811-75)

The Tom Sayers Circus

Thomas Sayers, First Boxer to be declared World Heavyweight Champion 1826 – 1865

rasputin

Rasputin

Timpsons Travels in East Anglia

By John Timpson
Published by W.M. Heineman Ltd London

rasputin

‘Out of the Blue’

Rasputin is reported to have traveled from London to Wolferton on route to Sandringham house in the early 1900’s. Apparently turning up out of the blue to talk to with King George V on matters of war, It is said the King would not see him and instructed the station master to send him back ..
‘From whence he came’ !!!

Visits by Politicians

Ramsay Macdonald

Mr Ramsay Macdonald follows Sir John Simon on route to a privy council meeting at Sandringham, February 1936

Anthony Eden

Sir Anthony Eden departs Wolferton Station after his resignation following the Suez crisis January 1957

Rab Butler Home Secretary greeted by Station Master Mr Edmund Skillings on his arrival at Wolferton on route to Sandringham, February 1958.

Rab Butler Home Secretary greeted by Station Master Mr Edmund Skillings on his arrival at Wolferton on route to Sandringham, February 1958.