LINGWOOD, Horace Jeckell

1859 - 1937

Born at Bucklesham, near Ipswich in 1859, son of Horace Lingwood, a manure agent, and his wife Anne née Jeckell, who married at Norwich in 1858. In 1871, an 11 year old living at Bosmere Mill, Creeting All Saints, near Ipswich with his parents, 37 year old Horace, born Battisford, Suffolk and 40 year old Anne, born Wymondham, Norfolk and two siblings including Bessie Ellen [q.v.]. A member of Ipswich Fine Art Club from 1879 and exhibited from Creeting All Saints, three paintings in 1881 ‘Smallmouth Cave, Watermouth, near Ilfracombe’, 'Capstone Hill, Ilfracombe' and 'A Study' which seems to be his last. In 1881, a 21 year old brewer living at Creeting All Saints with his father and two siblings and was still living with them in 1891 when described as ‘engineer’. By 1892 he had moved to Stafford, Staffordshire when he married Katherine Selina Dorman and in 1901, a 41 year old mechanical engineer living at 166 North Street, Stafford with his 33 year old wife Katherine, born Sweden and their two children, both born at Stafford. In 1911, a secretary to mechanical engineers living at 46 Foregate Street, Stafford describing himself as married but with no wife and he states that he had no children when his wife and children were living with her father William Henry Dorman, an engineer, at 43 Foregate, Stafford. Horace died back in Ipswich in 1937, aged 78 and wife Katherine died in Stafford in 1945, aged 78.