FRAMPTON, George Henry

1855 - 1940

Born at Ryde, Isle of Wight, Hampshire on 29 April and baptised on 24 June 1855, son of Joseph Frampton, a MP Constable, and his wife Eliza née Gilbert, who married at Fareham, Hampshire in 1854 and in 1861 were living at Albert Street, Alverstoke, Gosport. In 1871, a 15 year old pupil teacher living with the family at Pitt Street, Portsea, Hampshire and he married at Aston, Warwickshire in 1877, Harriette Moore. By 1881 a 27 year old PE teacher living at New Street, Stradbroke, Suffolk with his 29 year old wife Harriette, also a PE teacher, and two young children who were both born at Stradbroke. In 1891 the family were at Queen's Head Street, Stradbroke as a public elementary schoolmaster and they were still there in 1911 with two of their six surviving children, two further children had died, and father, mother and the two children all worked in the local school. A member at the Ipswich Art Club 1889 when he exhibited two items 'Mary' a wax relief, and 'My Model Antonio' a pastel. His wife died at Epping, Essex in in 1937, aged 86 and in 1939 George was a retired elementary schoolmaster living at 24 Lindsey Street, Epping, with two unmarried daughters Muriel and Effie, and where he died in 1940, aged 85.