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Reference to index of records of letters, papers and photographs of Lawrence John Hayns
Hayns, Lawrence John (2010) Reference to index of records of letters, papers and photographs of Lawrence John Hayns. University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection, Australia. (Unpublished)
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Lawrence John Hayns (1094 -1970) was born in the U.K. and served in the army during the Great. war. He married Mary Margaret Crane in 1921 in Leicester. A book of his notes on wool, cotton and principles of weaving and knitting suggests that he might have been apprenticed there to a textile or hosiery business. However in the 1920 he migrated to Tasmania as an orchardist. He also worked as a stockman to a George Town butcher, as a ploughman, at Kellsall and Kemp’ s Factory, Invermay, and finally was a lighthouse keeper. In 1951 he was head keeper of Swan Island light house. His son Maxwell Ernest (1924-1948), attended Launceston Grammar School, joined the RAAFin world War II and was killed in a car accident in 1948.
|Keywords:||Tasmania, van diemens land, social history, history, colony, colonial, Australia, indexes, University of Tasmania, Library, private deposits, archives, Collections, catalogue, Special, index,|
|Publisher:||University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection|
|Collections:||Other Special Collections|
|Additional Information:||University of Tasmania Library, Special and Rare Materials Collection - Private Deposit B.16|
|Date Deposited:||06 Jun 2011 02:29|
|Last Modified:||15 Dec 2011 21:08|
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