JENNINGS, George John

c.1857 - 1948

Born in Paris about 1857, son of Thomas Jennings and his wife Mary Ann née Pratt, who married on 7 September 1851. He had a brother Frederic Henry who was baptised in Paris on 9 October 1854 and in 1871 was a boarding pupil at a school College Street, Bury St Edmund's, Suffolk. In 1881 George was an unmarried 'artist painter' living at Cockfield Hall, Suffolk, the home of his brother Frederic, a farmer & bricklayer employing 31 people, with a housekeeper and domestic servant, his brother continued living at Cockfield until his death in 1920. In 1901, George was a 43 year old 'artist(pictures)' living at Snailwell Road, Newmarket, Suffolk with his 68 year old widowed mother Mary Ann, born Desford, Leicestershire, with siblings Charles Richard 35, a retired saddler, Frank 25, an architect, Emily (1862-1902), Maria Rose 28, all born at Newmarket, and they had four domestic servants. In 1911 George was an unmarried 'owner of trawling fish boats' living at Walberswick, Suffolk. He died at Chelmsford, Essex in 1948, aged 91.