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Herbert Head

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Rye, East Sussex, England UK
Death: November 15, 1928 (43-51)
Rye Harbour, East Sussex, England UK (Drowned in the Mary Stanford Disaster)
Immediate Family:

Son of William John Head and Elizabeth Jane Head
Husband of Lucy Ann Head
Father of Herbert William Head; James Alfred Head; John Head; Kathleen L Head and William G Head
Brother of Margaret Head; Agnes Head; Kathleen Head; Nellie Head; Dorothy Head and 2 others

Occupation: 1901 Fisherman; 1911 Seagoing Fisherman; 1928 Lifeboat Coxswain;
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About Herbert Head

Herbert Head, Coxwain, and his two sons James and John, were three of 17 men who perished in the Mary Stanford Disaster when RNLB Mary Stanford (ON 661), a Liverpool-class lifeboat, which capsized in Rye Harbour in 1928.

The disaster occurred on 15 November 1928 when the whole of the 17-man crew of the Mary Stanford Lifeboat were drowned, practically the whole male fishing population of the village of Rye Harbour.

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Herbert Head's Timeline

1881
September 28, 1881
Rye, East Sussex, England UK
1908
1908
Rye Harbour, East Sussex, England UK
1909
1909
1911
1911
Rye Harbour, East Sussex, England UK
1915
1915
East Sussex, England UK
1919
1919
East Sussex, England UK
1928
November 15, 1928
Age 47
Rye Harbour, East Sussex, England UK