MOIR, Minnie Gordon

1876 - 1964

Minnie Gordon Moir, was born at Hitchin, Hertfordshire in 1876, daughter of Lewis Moir, a commercial traveller in clothing, and his wife Sarah née Knowles, who married at Bromley, Kent in 1867. About 1891 the family came to Ipswich where her father opened an outfitter's shop and in 1901, Minnie was a 25 year old, living at 42 Warrington Road, Ipswich with her parents, 57 year old Lewis and 59 year old Sarah and her 21 year old brother James Reid Moir (1879-1944), the archaeologist. A member of the Ipswich Fine Art Club 1895-1896. Her mother died in 1910 and Minnie married at Ipswich in 1913, 33 year old Herbert Wilkey Fry (1880-1948), a corn merchant's assistant, and they lived at 29 Constitution Hill, Ipswich. Minnie died at Wear Home, Witnesham, Ipswich Suffolk on 3 October 1964, aged 89.