RANSOME, Alfred George

1910 - 2001

Born at 6 Brunswick Road, Ipswich on 5 September 1910, son of Charles Ransome (16 May 1888-1970), a master baker, and his wife Annie Martha née Double (25 January 1889-1965), who married at Ipswich earlier that year and in 1939 were living at 59 Campbell Road, Ipswich. Alfred married in 1939, Evelyn May Jackson and they had three children, Trevor John, Graham Paul and Priscilla Jean [Mower]. A watercolour artist whose output was a record of shipping throughout the heydey of the Suffolk port, the River Orwell and Harwich Haven ports. He had solo exhibitions at the Haste Gallery, Ipswich from 1960 with a retrospective in 1999, he also exhibited at the Ipswich Art Club from 602 Foxhall Road, Ipswich in 1977 'Eagle Mill, Ipswich'. He died at Ipswich in 2001.