WATSON, Roy Cecil Rigby

1899 - 1956

Roy Cecil Rigby Watson, was born at Beccles, Suffolk on 7 April but baptised at Hingham, Norfolk on 22 May 1899, eldest child of Cecil Henry James Watson (26 February 1870-6 February 1954), a chief engineer, and his wife Kathleen Rose née Woollard (25 March 1870-1945), who married at Thetford, Norfolk in 1898 and in 1939 were living at Sunspot, High Street, Aldeburgh, Suffolk. In 1911, an 11 year old,living at 102 Ingate Road, Beccles with his parents, 41 year old Cecil and 41 year old Kathleen, and his two brothers, Leslie Edward 9 and Kenneth Vernon 3. Roy married in the Plomesgate district of Suffolk in 1925, Kathleen Sybil Hill (15 July 1902-1 July 1958) and in 1939, Roy was a motor engineer, living at Old Mill House, Aldeburgh, Suffolk with his wife Kathleen, a secretary. An honorary member of the Ipswich Art Club 1943-1952, but does not seem to have exhibited. He died at 508 Norwich Road, Ipswich on 21 January 1956.