Stansfield was United's and City's fourth manager, and was in charge for the latter for 248 matches between 1910 and 1915, returning to the job for a short spell in 1926. His sides won 78, lost 95 and drew 75 games.
FULL NAME - James Burton Stansfield. BORN - Q3 1874, Littleborough, Lancashire. CENSUS 3 APR 1881. Place - Newchurch With Bacup, Lancashire. Address - Old Tunstead Road. Summary - STANSFIELD household of 7 persons. Head: Abraham, 38, married, cotton weaver, born Walsden Lancashire. Wife: Mary Ann, 32, married, cotton weaver, bn Stacksteads Lancashire. Daughter: Amelia, 8, scholar, bn Littleboro [sic, Littleborough] Lancashire. Sons: James B., 7, scholar, bn Littleboro [sic, Littleborough]; Ernest, 5, bn Littleboro [sic, Littleborough]. Boarders: Jane RILEY, 56, widowed, cotton weaver, bn Stacksteads; Sam RILEY, 24, single, coal miner, bn Stacksteads. CENSUS 5 APR 1891. Place - Spotland, Lancashire. Address - Brandwood Road. Summary - STANSFIELD family of 4 persons. Head: Abram [sic], 42, widowed, weaver cotton, born Todmorden Yorkshire [sic]. Daughter: Amelia, 18, single, weaver cotton, bn Littleborough Lancashire. Sons: James Burton, 16, single, weaver cotton, bn Lancashire [sic]; Ernest, 15, single, stone labourer, bn Lancashire. FIRST MARRIAGE - Q4 1895, Haslingden registration district, Lancashire, to Clara Barcroft (1874 to 1923). CENSUS 31 MAR 1901. (Record not found.) CENSUS 2 APR 1911. Place - Norwich, Norfolk. Address - unknown. Summary - STANSFIELD family of 5 persons. Head: James Burton, 36, married, manager of football club. Wife: Clara, 36, married for 15 years. Daughters: Lily, 13, school; Amy Eunice, 10, school. Son: Henry, 3. All born at Bacup Lancashire, except head at Littleborough Lancashire. SECOND MARRIAGE - Q3 1926, Mutford registration district, Suffolk, to Mildred Ellen Empson (1886 to 1968). DIED - Q1 1838, Newcastle upon Tyne registration district, Northumberland.
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