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He was the son of Albert Beardsley and Emma Hewitt. He was the brother of Lizzie (later Poxon), Arthur and Harriet Beardsley. In 1911 they lived at 7 St Cecilia Terrace Peas Hill Road Nottingham.
He worked on a Leavers lace machine in 1911. Leavers lace machines John Levers adapted John Heathcoat's bobbinet machine in Nottingham in 1813. The name of the machine was the Leavers machine (the 'a' was added to aid pronunciation in France). The original machine made net but it was discovered that the Jacquard apparatus (invented in France for weaving looms by J M Jacquard in about 1800) could be adapted to it. From 1841 lace complete with pattern, net and outline could be made on the Leavers machine. The Leavers machine is probably the most versatile of all machines for making patterned lace and was widely used throughout Nottingham's lace industry . (Wikipedia)
13 May 1918
56980 - CWGC Website
15th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Buried at Bagneux cemetery, Gezaincourt, France
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