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 he was 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 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.