CHANDLER, Emily

1864 - 1941

Born at Ipswich on 5 April 1864, daughter of William Chandler, farmer, and his wife Ellen née Barnard, who married in the Mutford district of Suffolk in 1861. In 1881, a 17 year old scholar, living at the Farm House, Norwich Road, Whitton, Ipswich with her parents, 52 year old William and 47 year old Ellen, with two sibling sisters, Ellen 19 and Redelpha 12, both born at Ipswich. Emily studied at the Ipswich School of Science & Art and in 1880 gaining a certificate in freehand drawing. She married in the Samford district of Suffolk in 1887, [later Sir] William Parker Burton (1864-1942), merchant, importer & wholesale grocer, and in 1891, a 27 year old wife, living at Willoughby Road, Ipswich with her 26 year old husband and their 2 year old daughter Emily May, born Ipswich. He husband was a director of Burton, Son & Sanders of Ipswich and a noted sportsman and a contender in the America's Cup for sailing and was a brother of Sir Bunnell Henry Burton [q.v.]. She died at The Cottage, Sproughton, Ipswich in 1941.