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Harry ATTWOOD (1870-1942)

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Harry Attwood (1870-1942) was an employee of Julius Sladden at Sladden & Collier Brewery, Evesham, for a good many years.

Harry Attwood was born at Washbourne, Worcestershire, on 9th March 1870, the son John Attwood, an agricultural labourer, and his wife, Sarah (née Woodward).  Harry was living with his parents in Wormington in 1891, working as a jam packer.  

On 5th October 1896 he married Mary Russell at Wormington.  By 1901 they were living at 6 Avondale Terrace, Evesham St Lawrence.  Harry was now working as a stationery engine driver, in the employ of Julius Sladden at the brewery.

In May 1902, Mary gave birth to a baby girl but tragedy befell the family on 1st June 1902 when Mary died, apparently caused by a clot of blood on the brain, and the baby was suffocated.

In 1911, Harry was staying with his widowed mother at Wormington.  He was still working as an engine driver.  A letter of 24th July 1915 reveals that he had recently left the brewery.

Harry married again in 1917 to Mary G Stephens.  They were living at Ashton under Hill in 1939, Harry described as a retired roadman.

Harry died in 1942.

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