BIDDELL, Anna

1831 - 1910

Anna Biddell, was baptised at Playford, Suffolk on 6 January 1831, daughter of Arthur Biddell (1783-1860) and his wife Mary née Ransome (1789-1855) of Ipswich, who married at Greenstead, Colchester on 4 July 1817. The Biddell’s were substantial land-owners and farmers at Playford, friends of the Sir George Biddell Airy (1801-1892) and the Arthur Young families, farmers. Anna was the elder sister of Herman Biddell [q.v.]. In 1881, unmarried, living with her widowed sister Jane Everard at 15 Henley Road, Ipswich together with another unmarried sibling, 51 year old Ellen. A member of Ipswich Fine Art Club 1884-1885 but does not seem to have exhibited. By 1891, the sisters had moved along the road to No. 29 Henley Road and were still there ten years later and she died, unmarried, at Ipswich on 14 April 1910, aged 79 and buried at St Mary's Playford churchyard.




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