Hazards “Mr Tetin Smelt Gas And Lit A Match!”
It is true that George Tetin, my Great-Grandfather was an avid keeper of canaries. The large Ormulu clock in a glass case which survived the explosion had been brought from France when George fled to Britain around 1871. My Great-Grandfather was a skilled joiner (he made musical instruments by trade) and got together with my Grandfather, a time-served bricklayer, to rebuild the house following the gas explosion.
Article by Jonathan Aylen – Society President 2020
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