PAUL, Robert Harold

1872 - 1950

Born at Ipswich on 12 June 1872, eldest son and second child of Robert Stocker Paul, maltster & merchant, and his wife Emily née Hewitt, who married at Stowmarket, Suffolk in 1870. In 1881, a 9 year old living at 'The Boltons', Henley Road, Ipswich with his parents, 37 year old Robert and 35 year old Emily and four siblings, Mabel 9, William 7, Russell 5 and James 2, and they kept four indoor servants. He married at Ipswich in 1904, Hilda Sherrington Pretty (15 August 1875-1962)and in 1911 a 38 year old corn merchant living at Clare Lodge, 75 Henley Road, Ipswich with his 35 year old wife Hilda, born Stowmarket. A Life Member at the Ipswich Art Club 1913-1949 but did not exhibit. In 1939, a corn merchant, living at The Goldrood, Belstead Road, Ipswich with his wife Hilda and he died at Ipswich in 1950, aged 77.