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c.1839 Born in Ipswich, son of Jeremiah and Mary Head
1871 Manufacturing mechanical engineer, living in Stockton, employing 421 men and 62 boys
1890 Chairman of Head, Wrightson and Co when it went public.
1911 director of various companies, living in Folkestone, with his wife Edith age 50
1924 Died in Kent; buried in Folkestone