CURTIS, George Edward

1907 - 1995

George Edward Curtis, was born at Roorkee, Bengal, India on 6 August and baptised on 22 August 1907, son of Frederick Sidney Curtis and his wife Edith Emily née Lane, who married at Blean, Kent in 1903. In 1911, mother Edith was a 31 year old at the army barracks of 1st King's Own Sappers & Miners at Roorkee, with 3 year old George and a 1 month old as yet unnamed sibling brother, at that time her husband Frederick was a 30 year old sergeant and a blacksmith in Delhi. George married at Battersea in 1933, Vera Florence Williams [Curtis q.v.] and in 1939, a schoolmaster, living at Maghey Road, Chichester, Sussex with his wife and they came to Suffolk in 1948. Warden at Belstead House, an adult education college in Ipswich, which ran courses for the public, in which George was involved in organising art courses 1948-1972. A Friend at the Ipswich Art Club from 1974 but does seem to have exhibited. He died at East View Cottage, Donkey Lane, Friston, Suffolk on 19 July 1995.