DAY, Harry Philip

1850 - 1921

Born at 24 Tower Terrace, St Mary At the Tower, Ipswich in 1850, eldest child of Henry Day (c.1826-1896 q.v.), 'ecclesiastical & domestic decorator, and stained glass windows of every description', and his wife Emma née Hayward, who married at Ipswich in 1849, his brother was Edward James Day (1853-1920 q.v.). In 1861 an 11 year old living at Tower Church Yard, Old Butter Market, Ipswich with his parents, 36 year old Henry and 35 year old Emma, and his five siblings. He married at Ipswich in 1871, Emma Elizabeth Reeve and in 1881 a 31 year old art decorator living at Rose Villa, 2 Lacey Street, Ipswich with his 29 year old wife Emma and their four children. He studied at Ipswich Art School and passed his drawing examinations in 1888. In 1891, a 41 year old painter now living at Handford Road North, Ipswich with his wife and five children and he then seems to have taken his father's business and in 1911 a 61 year old writer, gilder & decorator, living at 47 Oxford Road, Ipswich with his 59 year old wife. He died at Ipswich in 1921. His sons were in the printing business.