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Haven't looked at maps but from online references Paxtane farm seems likely. The Pack Stone (Peden's Stone) is thereabouts. 

"According to Scottish birth records for his children, Henry was a sawer* 1818 a sawer 1820 a labourer at Packstone in Shotts 1823 a sawer 1825, 1827,1829 a sawer at Shotts Iron Works"

See earlier thread for my thoughts on clues from the naming convention in this case

Photography seems to have been a competitive and dangerous business for Mr Threadwell. These items are from the Southend Standard and Essex Weekly Advertiser of 29 July 1881:

It's a mode, rather than a cause, of death - death beginning at the heart leading to failure of circulation. See

There is a T Brady aged 78 in the 1871 census in Islington, a lodger, no occupation. Birthplace is dittoed down as London.

There's a death in Shoreditch RD in 4Q 1878  - Thomas Brady, aged 87.

London and Middlesex / Re: Hans Mansions Basil Street London
« on: Friday 13 July 18 22:38 BST (UK)  »
Do an exact search on Google for  "Hans Mansions" - there are lots of hits

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