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1851, George Aylott breaks his leg

by janet on 28 October 2012 · 1 comment

George Aylott breaks his leg

Reported in the Hertford Mercury & Reformer, 31 May 1851

A serious accident occurred to Mr Aylott, builder and landlord of the Red Lion Inn, Walkern, on the 23rd instant. It appears that Mr Aylott bought a quantity of timber at the late sale at John?s Wood near the above place, and on Friday he went with his son and two of his men, to cut some of it down, As they were sawing one of the trees, a gust of wind suddenly threw it down. Mr Aylott, when he saw the tree falling, called out to the other men to get out of the way, but, unfortunately, had not time to escape himself, and the tree fell upon him. He was soon extricated from his perilous position, when it was found that his left leg was broken and very much bruised. He was speedily conveyed to his own house, where Mr Smith, surgeon, of Stevenage, attended him. The other men had a narrow escape with their lives. Mr Aylott is going on well.

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Noni Brown August 12, 2017 at 11:27 pm

This branch came to Australia… long line of carpenters and builders..William Aylott born 1826 Walkern, Essex, England died 16 Nov 1900 in Queensland, Australia, son of William Aylott 1796–1861 and Mary Coen 1802–1868. Married Ann Stokes 1833–1865 iwth issue:
1. Robert William Aylott 1855–1924
2. William Stokes Aylott 1856–1857
3. William Aylott 1858–1893
4. Elizabeth Ann Aylott 1859–1862
5. Frances Mary Aylott 1861–1894
6. Emma Alice Aylott 1864–1926 married Henry Clements, Gaol Warden with issue
7. nfant Aylott 1865–1965

Next Gen:
Emma Alice Aylott married Henry Clements 1858– with issue:
1. Annie Christina Clements 1887–1888
2. Harriette Amy (Ettie) Clements 1890–1956
3. Alice Margaret (Daisy) Clements 1891– married Robert Hugh Parrywith issue (see below)
4. Helena Mary Clements 1892–1981
5. Frances Mabel Clements 1894–1954

Next Gen:
Alice Margaret “Daisy” Clements married Robert Hugh Parry 1882–1962 (Carpenter, Builder) with issue:
1. Henry Llewelyn Parry 1913–1957
2. Helena Ann Parry 1915–1981
3. Mabel Olive Parry 1921–2003 married Ronald E McMaster, Builder Carpenter with issue – five daughters.

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