MOIR, Miss Minnie Gordon

1876 - 1964

Born at Hitchin, Hertfordshire in 1876, daughter of Lewis Moir, a commercial traveller in clothing, and his wife Sarah née Knowles, who married at Bromley, Kent in 1867. Her father came to Ipswich about 1891 and opened an outfitter's shop and in 1901, Minnie was a 25 year old living at 42 Warrington Road, Ipswich with her parents, 57 year old Lewis and 59 year old Sarah and her 21 year old brother James Reid Moir (1879-1944), the archaeologist. A member of the Ipswich Fine Art Club 1895-1896. Her mother died in 1910 and she married at Ipswich in 1913, 33 year old Herbert Wilkey Fry, a corn merchant's assistant, and they lived at 29 Constitution Hill, Ipswich. She died in the Deben district of Suffolk in 1964, aged 89.