WESTRIP, George

1888 - 1975

Born at 86 Norwich Road, Ipswich on 6 January and baptised at St Matthew's church, Ipswich on 4 March 1888, son of Samuel Westrip (1835-1916), a gardener, and his wife Eliza née Brown (1844-1901), who married at Blything, Suffolk in 1866. Educated at St Matthew's Voluntary Controlled Primary School, Ipswich and in 1901 a 14 year old still living at 86 Norwich Road, Ipswich with his parents, 66 year old Samuel and 56 year old Eliza, with siblings Walter 30, Edward 28, Alfred 19 and Thomas 17. His mother died at Ipswich in 1901 and in 1905 his father married Mary Adelaide Lear and in 1911 George was a 23 year old ledger clerk still living at 86 Norwich Road, with his 76 year old father and 46 year old step-mother Adelaide, with two unmarried siblings Walter 40, a teaching assistant and Thomas 26, a hotel waiter. In 1939 a commercial artist living at Flat 9a, St Nicholas Street, Ipswich. George died at Ipswich in 1975, he was unmarried.