TRICKER, Leonard Phillips

1881 - 1915

Leonard Phillips Tricker, was born at 34 High Street, Hadleigh, Suffolk in 1881, second son of Joseph Sage Tricker (c1850-24 May 1938), a grocer's assistant, and his wife Emily Kingsbury née Phillips (1853-31 January 1922), a china & glass dealer, who married at St Mary's Church, Boxford, Suffolk on 9 September 1873. Leonard was educated at Hadleigh Boys' British School and studied at the Ipswich School of Art passing examinations 1904-1909 and where his fellow students included Constance Lacey [q.v.], Madeline Walker [q.v.] and Mary Tempest [q.v.]. He also passed the examinations at South Kensington Art Class Teacher's Certificate and Art Master's Certificate and in 1911, a 29 year old 'art teacher' still living at 34 High Street, Hadleigh with his parents. A teacher of painting at the West Suffolk Higher Education Council, he died at Hadleigh on 11 December 1915, aged 34, he was unmarried.