BAYLEY, Florence Kate

1864 - 1948

Born at Ipswich on 26 January 1864, eldest of the three daughters of James Rogers Bayley [q.v.], ship owner, and his wife Catherine née Ridley (1844-1868), who married at Ipswich in 1863. She studied at the Ipswich School of Science & Art and in 1880 gained a certificate in freehand drawing. In 1881, a 16 year old living at Oakland House, Broughton Road, Ipswich with her 55 year old father James, born at Woodbridge, Suffolk, and two sibling sisters, Ada M. 14 and Edith A. 13, both born at Ipswich and they were still living there in 1891. She married at Ipswich in 1897, Clarkson Piper (1854-1938), and in 1901 a 36 year old living at 1 Clarkson Street, Ipswich with her 46 year old husband, Clarkson, a retired woollen draper, and their son Douglas Norman Clarkson 1, and they retained two indoor servants. In 1939 a widow living at 3 Warrington Road, Ipswich with her second son William Bayley Piper (12 December 1901-), a motor engineer & garage proprietor. She died at Ipswich in 1948.