HANCOCK, George Harris

1866 - 1939

Born at Penn, Buckinghamshire in 1866, son of Felix Hancock, master shoemaker, and his wife Elizabeth née Hearn, who married at High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire in 1855. Educated at Haileybury, Great Amwell, Hertfordshire. He married at Wandsworth, London in 1886, Florence Ada Le Masurier (1864-1947) and had a daughter, Dora Florence, born in London in 1888 after which they moved to Ipswich. In 1891, a 25 year old draper & hosier living at 48-50 Princes Street, Ipswich with his 25 year old wife and 3 year old daughter but by 1901 a general draper & outfitter at 43 Butter Market, Ipswich with a further son and daughter. Hancock exhibited at the London Salon in 1913 from 43 Upper Brook Street, Ipswich. He died Ivy Lodge, Spring Hill, Capel St Mary, Ipswich on 28 April 1939, aged 74.