REEVE, Stanley Cyril

1903 - 1997

Stanley Reeve

Born at Norwich, Norfolk on 30 January 1903, third and youngest son of Thomas Sidney Reeve, a coachmaker, and his wife Alice Louisa née Davis, who married at Norwich in 1894. In 1911 an 8 year old living at 69 Cambridge Street, Norwich with his parents, 37 year old Thomas and 39 year old Alice, with three siblings, Russell Sidney Reeve [q.v.] and Clarence Victor Reeve [q.v.] and Ivy May Reeve 3. He married at Ipswich in 1926, Kathleen May Office (born 13 May 1905-1985). A school-teacher in education and work from 1923 and registered from Saxmundham, Suffok in 1933. Head of Snape Village school and first headmaster of Framlingham Area School 1937-1940 and of Kesgrave High School from 1940 only leaving Framlingham to be nearer to a hospital in the difficult circumstances of wartime to be able to look after his handicapped daughter. In 1939 a schoolmaster living at 20 Mount Pleasant, Framlingham, Suffolk with his wife Kathleen and new-born only child Gillian Kathleen (born 8 January 1939-1962). An exhibitor at the Ipswich Art Society from 18 Bromeswell Road, Ipswich in 1990 'Bridge over River Finn, Tuddenham'. In old age, he wrote a book of memoirs 'Stanley Reeve Recalls.' He died at Ipswich in 1997.

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