BAGE, William Reginald

1897 - 1974

Born at Glasgow, Scotland on 17 February 1897, son of Albert Bage and his wife Elizabeth née Starforth, who married at Bishop Auckland, co. Durham in 1895. In 1901/ living at 28 Birklands Road, Shipley, Yorkshire with his parents, 33 year old Albert, a primitive Methodist minister, and 34 year old Elizabeth and in 1911 they had moved to The Manse, Romsey, Hampshire with the addition of an 8 year old daughter Doris Elizabeth. William served in the army during the First World War after which Albert, now a congregational minister, and his family moved to Ipswich. William married at Ipswich on 3 June 1925, Evelyn Mabel Hicks (1898-1990) and went to live at 28 Bristol Road, Ipswich before moving to 105 Constable Road, Ipswich. An associate member of the Ipswich Art Club 1933-1937 exhibiting from Constable Road in 1933 'Friend of Mine' and 'Head of an Alsatian'. In 1935 elected a Member of the Society of Public Analysts and other Analytical Chemists and died at Ipswich in 1974.