Historical information

Henry Sutton was born in Ballarat into the musical Sutton Family. He is known as an important Australian inventor.

Physical description

Photograph of Hertford Lock. lockkeepers house. A lock is a device used for raising and lowering boats, ships and other watercraft between stretches of water of different levels on river and canal waterways.

Hertford Lock is situated on the River Lea on the eastern side of Hartham Common, Hertford in the English county of Hertfordshire. It is owned and managed by British Waterways and is the first lock of the River Lee Navigation.