Talk:H. Whitehouse's Sand Siding

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I've not found any information on the H Whitehouse named as the siding owner thus far. Kelly's Directory 1936, Kidderminster Section (thanks again to Patrick for the link) doesn't mention a business under the name of Whitehouse, although it does list a "Horace Heathcock Whitehouse of Chadsmerton, Chaddesley road" under private residents. --Robin (talk) 12:36, 5 May 2021 (UTC)

Dapol model B663-PO01 5-plank wagon "Harry Whitehouse" refers to sand quarries at Stourport. In June 2017 they refer to it as "Harry Whitehouse (Stourport) is the 1st of our new series of 12 private owner wagons from Worcestershire"--Patrick Hearn (talk) 16:40, 5 May 2021 (UTC)
From a member of the Kidderminster Past Facebook group; "I knew Mr and Mrs Whitehouse, they lived on Aggborough crescent , he owned both Aggborough Quarries". --Graham Phillips 110 (talk) 21:40, 5 May 2021 (UTC)
Thanks both. Assuming it's the same Harry Whitehouse (which seems more than likely), then the wagon suggests his business was based at Stourport which could explain why he wasn't mentioned in the Kidderminster directory.
Looking at the 1938 Britain from Above picture on the Kidderminster mainline station page, virtually the whole of the land south of the stadium seems have been a quarry at that point. I assume that and the area opposite the Kidderminster Shed accessed from the H Whitehouse siding are the two Aggborough Quarries referred to. It's frustrating that there doesn't seem to be a Britain from Above picture covering the latter area or the Kidderminster Shed. --Robin (talk) 15:33, 6 May 2021 (UTC)
In 1897, GRC&WGloucester Railway Carriage and Wagon Company built an 8 ton wagon for E.B. Mason Sand Quarries, Stourport, marked "Empty to Sand Quarries, Stourport". One possibility is that the Stourport sand quarry that both the Mason and Whitehouse wagons were to be returned to was Wilden Sand Siding as there is no information yet on who owned or operated it, although going by the OS maps, it was not built until after 1901.--Graham Phillips 110 (talk) 21:34, 6 May 2021 (UTC)