MOORE, Constance Sarah

1854 - 1935

Constance Sarah Moore, was born at St George's Southwark, London in 1854, daughter of Constantine Moore (1825-1875), a butcher, and his wife Sarah Bloomfield née Newson. In 1861, 6 year old at a boarding school at Castle Street, Woodbridge, Suffolk whilst her parents, 35 year old Constantine and 30 year old Sarah were living at 26a London Road, Southwark. In 1871, Constance was a music assistant at Queen's College, Finsbury Square, London. Her father died in 1875 when her mother Sarah moved to Hasketon, near Woodbridge, to live with her 82 year old widowed mother Maria Newson, and Sarah was living there in 1881 with her children Fanny 29, Constance 26, Antoinette 24, Kate 23 and Edwin 19. A member of the Ipswich Art Club 1890-1896 and exhibited in 1890 from 51 Fonnereau Road, Ipswich 'Neutral Bay, Sydney, New South Wales' and 'Angel Hill, St Clement's [Ipswich]' and in 1895 ‘Cromer, Norfolk’. In 1891, together with her 33 year old sister Kate Bloomfield Moore, were still living at 51 Fonnereau Road. Constance married at Lambeth, London in 1897, John Popham Swindale and in 1911, a 56 year old, living at 44 Warrington Road, Ipswich with her 69 year old husband, then a retired surgeon, and two domestic servants, husband John died there on 17 December that year. Constance died at 44 Warrington Road, Ipswich on 3 June 1935, aged 80.