Rectory Lane Cemetery, Berkhamsted

Rectory Lane Cemetery, Berkhamsted

Biography:
Thomas Gayton

"Tailor & Furrier, Fur Coats Repaired Remodelled... at Moderate Charges. Ladies' and Gents' Good Class Secondhand Clothing in Stock at Reasonable Prices. Suits, Jackets, Trousers, Overcoats." In 1904, theTailor's Shop, near Kitsbury Road, next to what used to be Berko's Cafe, was run by "hairdresser and tobacconist" Thomas Gayton, who had the misfortune of witnessing one of his customers and fellow cyclist, Harry Victor Creber, stagger back, fall to the ground and die before he could be supplied with brandy. He had complained of chest pains and the verdict was "hemorrhage of the lungs". (Watford Observer, Aug 1904).
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Tailor & Furrier, Fur Coats Repaired Remodelled… at Moderate Charges. Ladies’ and Gents’ Good Class Secondhand Clothing in Stock at Reasonable Prices. Suits, Jackets, Trousers, Overcoats.”

In 1904, theTailor’s Shop, near Kitsbury Road, next to what used to be Berko’s Cafe, was run by “hairdresser and tobacconist” Thomas Gayton, who had the misfortune of witnessing one of his customers and fellow cyclist, Harry Victor Creber, stagger back, fall to the ground and die before he could be supplied with brandy. He had complained of chest pains and the verdict was “hemorrhage of the lungs”. (Watford Observer, Aug 1904).

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