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Nottingham
He was the son of Thomas and Louisa Starbuck and the brother of Herbert, Thomas, Walter and George Ernest Starbuck. In 1911 they lived at 20 Cobden Street Radford Nottingham.
He was a Leavers twist hand. 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)
01 Jul 1916
31
1554095 - CWGC Website
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Private
1/7th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
He was mobilised in August 1914
Thiepval Memorial
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