IRVING, Ernest Copeland

1865 - 1931

As Ernest Copeland Field was born at Ipswich in 1865, son of Maria Susannah Field or Tinsley who married secondly at Ipswich in 1880, William Irving and the children all took the surname of Irving. In 1881 as Ernest Copeland Field, a 15 year old apprentice woollen draper, living at 7 Great Whip Street, Ipswich with his 47 year old step-father, a millstone manufacturer, his 42 year old mother Maria, with siblings Clara M. 16, Janes L. 14, with three other Fuisley step-children William 11, May 8 and Nora 3, all Ipswich born. In 1880 he won a certificate at prize for freehand drawing at the Ipswich School of Science & Art. He married at St Matthew Kingsdown, Bristol on 6 September 1902, May Tinsley and in 1911 a 46 year old signal engineer, living at 8 Aldermary Road, Bromley, Kent with his 38 year old Ipswich born wife May and their four children, Ernest Douglas 7, Evelyn May 5, Elsie Nora 3 and newly born Emily May, all born at Bromley. He died at Lambeth, London in 1931.