NELSON, George Charles

1901 - 1988

George Charles Nelson, was born at 19 Myrtle Grove, Colchester, Essex on 4 September 1901 and baptised at St Botolph's, Colchester on 22 June 1902, son of Scottish born John Nelson, a butcher, and his wife Emma Maria née Plumb, who married at Colchester in 1901. His 32 year old mother died at Colchester in 1905 and in 1910, George was admitted to Bungay Boys School when his [grand]father's name is given as Charles Plumb, who in 1901 kept the 'Greyhound' in Upper Olland Street, Bungay, Suffolk and with whom 10 year Charles was living in 1911, being described as grandchild together with another Colchester born grandchild, 8 year old Cissy (Eleanor Rose) Nelson, born 3 March 1903. A member and exhibitor at the Beccles Society of Artists 1977-1988. He died in the Waveney district in 1988.