WRINCH, Raymond Cyril

1878 - 1935

Raymond Cyril Wrinch, was born at Paget Road, Ipswich on 18 June 1878 and baptised at St Matthew's Church, Ipswich on 19 July 1878, youngest son of Alfred Wrinch, a horticultural engineer, and his wife Catherine Lois née Cordy, who married at Ipswich in 1858. Raymond was educated at Ipswich School and in 1895 articled to architect Edward Fernley Bisshop (1890-1921) and in 1900 became his chief assistant and an Associate RIBA the following year when he set up his own practice. A member and exhibitor at the Ipswich Fine Art Club 1905-1906 and spent a large amount of time measuring and sketching old buildings and he exhibited from 16 Museum Street, Ipswich several drawings, in 1905 'The Gables, Westerfield' and the following year 'Foresters Hall, Debenham' and 'Wye Cottage, Walton'. As an architect, he designed a large amount of work in Suffolk, mostly domestic. He married at Ipswich in 1904, Ethel May Catchpole (1881-1974) and they lived at 'Redroofs' Garfield Road, Felixstowe, Suffolk, a house that he designed and had built for himself in 1907. He died at Mansard Cottage, Golf Road, Felixstowe on 11 October 1935, aged 57.




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