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Old 05-11-20, 15:01
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A day late with this, I'm afraid. Nov 4th 1833 saw the birth of g/grandfather Henry William
Headland Jnr. Apprenticed to his silversmith uncle he took over the family business in Great Sutton St., London, but within a couple of years had lost everything & was imprisoned for not paying his workers. His family was left with 'not five shillings worth of
furniture in house.' After serving his sentence he relocated to Hackney where he made
surgical instruments.He died in 1886 aged 52.
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