PLANTIN, Olive Lucy

1908 - 1995

As Olive Lucy Burgess, she was born at Wherstead, Ipswich on 25 February 1908, eldest child of Alfred George Burgess (1884-13 August 1937), an engineer's plater, and his wife Alice Lucy née Goodchild (12 March 1888-1966), who married at Samford, Suffolk in 1907 and they lived at 78 Westbourne Road, Ipswich. In 1911, a 3 year old, living at 18 Cowell Street, Ipswich with her parents, 27 year old Alfred, born Ipswich, and 23 year old Alice, born Foxhall, Ipswich, and her sibling brother, 2 year old Alfred Herbert Cyril, born at Ipswich on 23 February 1909. Olive married at Ipswich in 1933, Arthur Edward Plantin (21 August 1904-1985), a letterpress machine minder, and in 1939 they were living at 'Olivedene', Sproughton Road, Ipswich. Olive exhibited at the Ipswich Art Club from 44 Blandford Road, Ipswich in 1980, 'Flowers'. Olive died at Flat 18, Bridge View, 9 Davey Close, Ipswich on 29 May 1995.