Mander, Gerald Poynton (1885 -1951)
Gerald Poynton Mander was born 13 November 1885, the second son of Sir Charles Tertius Mander Baronet. He was educated at Eton and Trinity College Cambridge and took his B.A. in 1907 and his M.A. in 1930 . He was elected a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries. A donnish antiquarian, bibliophile and Midland historian, he was an asthmatic dilettante who rose for afternoon tea. He settled first at Ludstone Hall and collected incunabula and books by rare Midland printers, on which he wrote a standard monograph, prints, miniatures and enamels, many of which he left to the Wolverhampton Museum. He married in 1913, Nancy Steward, second daughter of Lieutenant-Colonel R. H. Hargreaves. He was a Director of Mander Bros Ltd of Wolverhampton and died 10 December 1951 leaving issue.