HURR, Ezekial John

1874 - 1916

Born at Southwold, Suffolk in 1874, eldest son of Philip John Hurr, a fisherman, and his wife Jane Eliza née Strutt, who married at Southwold in 1874. In 1881, a 6 year old scholar living at Victoria Street, Southwold with his parents, 29 year old Philip, born Southwold and 28 year old Jane, born Walberswick, and his three sibling brothers, William 4, George 3 and Francis 1, all Southwold born. He married at Southwold in 1899, Martha Florence Yoll, born at Walsingham, Norfolk in 1869, who kept a boarding house at Corporation Road, Southwold. Ezekial was a self-taught artist and also a fisherman and in 1901 a 26 year old married engineer aboard the fishing boat 270LJ then in Penzanze Docks. He died whilst serving as an engineman in the Royal Navy aboard the trawler Kaphreda on 9 June 1916.

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