MALLETT, Caroline

1860 - 1936

Born at 137 Fore Hamlet, St Clement, Ipswich in 1860, daughter of William Mallett, whitesmith & bell house, and his wife Mary née Moore. Caroline studied at Ipswich School of Science & Art and in 1880 passed out with a certificate of excellence in Model Drawing. In 1881, a 20 year old school teacher, living at North Side of Waterworks Street, Ipswich with her parents, William 46, now a lawn mower fitter, and Mary 46, with five siblings, Walter 24 who was born at Southwold, Suffolk, William 18, Elizabeth 16, Frederick 10 and George 12, all born at Ipswich. Caroline married at Ipswich in 1883, Arthur Girling Ray 1853-1928), who was born at Dedham, Essex and in 1891 Caroline was a 30 year old, living at Fore Street, Ipswich with her 37 year old husband Arthur, a hardware merchant. By 1901 they had moved to Montgomery Villa, Upland Gate, St Clement, Ipswich where her husband was now an income tax collector and in 1911 they were at 35 Felixstowe Road Ipswich. Caroline died at Ipswich in 1936.