Gattey, Francis William Brathwaite (1840-1913)

Francis Gattey resided at number 14 Howden Road between 1901 until his death there in 1913.  He was born in 1840 in Stamford Hill, Middlesex, the only son of Frederica and William Gattey.  He served in the Army Service Corps from 1860 in a variety of roles being promoted to Assistant-Paymaster in 1869, he was in Malta in the 1870s, and retired in 1894. He married Clara in 1866 and they had two sons who were coffee and tea merchants and lived with them in Howden Road.  He died there in 1913 and left £1,707 12s 6d (£137,000 in today’s value) to his widow Clara.

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