OFFORD, Thomas Grimwood

1811 - 1900

Thomas Grimwood Offord, was baptised at Stowmarket St Peter & St Paul Church on 17 June 1811, son of James Offord and his wife Alice née Gardiner. In 1841 a 25[sic] year old engraver at Bury Street, Stowmarket and a copper-plate printer at Bury Street 1841-1846 when listed in Kellyís Directory 1846, but by 1851 a 27[sic] year old practical engraver & general artist at Fore Street, Ipswich and was still there in 1861. In 1871, a 45 year old, born at Stowmarket and an engraver living at Stannardís Yard, Lower Orwell Street, Ipswich. He died at Ipswich in 1900, aged 87, he was unmarried.