OXBORROW, Ernest Ralph

1872 - 1944

Ernest Ralph Oxborrow, was born at Ipswich on 15 December 1872, son of Edmund Oxborrow (1832-27 January 1887), a wine merchant, and his wife Elizabeth née Lucas (1832-10 April 1889), who married at Ipswich in 1853. In 1881, an 8 year old, living at The Plough, St Peter's Street, Ipswich with his parents, 48 year old Edmund and 49 year old Elizabeth, and five of his at least ten siblings, George Lucas 22, Ada Mary 20, Mary Ann L. 16, Edmund Woods 10 and Charles Robert 6, all ten were born in Ipswich. Ernest married at Steyning, Sussex in 1898, Mabel Florence Tickle (16 September 1874-21 May 1958) and in 1901, a 28 year old auctioneer and estate agent, living at 'Everest', 28 Warrington Road, Ipswich with his 26 year old wife Mabel and 1 year old son Lionel Ernest, they had a daughter Joan born in 28 December 1910. An honorary member of the Ipswich Art Club 1936-1943 but does not seem to have been an exhibitor. A partner, with his son Lionel, in the firm of Oxborrow, Son & Morgan, auctioneers & estate agents in Ipswich and in 1939, an auctioneer, living at 87 Valley Road, Ipswich with his wife Mabel and widowed daughter Joan Harrison and others. He was of 87 Valley Road, Ipswich when he died at Fonnereau Road Nursing Home, Ipswich on 8 April 1944.