SHUTE, Alfred

1873 - 1960

Alfred Shute, was born at Exbourne, Devon on 17 September 1873, twin son with Walter, of George Shute, a gardener, and his wife, Susan Agnes née Brooking, who married at Newton Abbot, Devon in 1862. In 1881, a 7 year old, living at Cross, Paignton with his parents, 46 year old George and 39 year old Susan and his six siblings, William Henry 18, Margaret Jane 15, born at Paignton with George Edward 12 and Alice Emma 10, born at Brixham with Walter 7 and Ernest Brooking 5, born in Exbourne, Devon. Alfred married at St Georges Hanover Square, London in 1897, Helena Lemin and they came to Ipswich where in 1901, 27 year old Alfred was a foreman compositor, living at 52 Handford Road with his 27 year old wife Helena, their children Clifford Walter 2 and newly born Gwendoline Audrey and his unmarried sister-in-law Alice Lemin 16. In 1911 a printers manager living at 18 Bristol Road, Ipswich with his wife and another child Maurice Alfred 4. In 1939, managing director of the Ipswich Printing Company, living at 4 Woodbridge Road, Ipswich with his wife. A honorary member of the Ipswich Art Club 1935-1956 but does not seem to have exhibited but his company did print the annual catalogues. His wife, who was born 31 January 1874 died at 4 Woodbridge Road, Ipswich on 16 June 1957, aged 83 and Alfred, who was of 65 Westley Road, Bury St Edmund's, died at 4 Felixstowe Road, Ipswich on 28 December 1960, aged 86.