DAY, Henry

1825 - 1896

Baptised at Diss, Norfolk in 1825, son of James Day (1792-1862), carpenter, and his wife Emma and in 1841, a 16 year old living at Tower Ditches, Ipswich with his parents, 48 year old James and 44 year old Mary Ann, with three siblings, Sarah 20, James 18 and Emma 14. He married at Ipswich in 1849, Emma Hayward and two of their children were Henry Philip Day (1850-1921 q.v.) and Edward James Day (1853-1920 q.v.). A church decorator who advertised in the 'Ipswich Journal' of 11 June 1864 'ecclesiastical & domestic decorations, and stained glass windows of every description' including scrolls and texts painted on zinc or plate glass and on 19 May 1866 there is a detailed report on his paintings of the twelve Apostles in the church at Sible Hedingham, Essex. By 1871 he had moved to Northgate Street, Ipswich and by 1881 Fern Villa, 2 Cemetery Road, Ipswich where he died and was buried in Ipswich Cemetery on 3 June 1896.