1913 - 1991

Archie Shipley, was born in North Suffolk on 28 September 1913, youngest child of Stephen Ernest Shipley (30 May 1875-1948), a malster's labourer, and his wife Margaret Ann née Veasy (2 May 1873-1952), who married at Wangford, Suffolk in 1898. In 1939, an unmarried iron moulder, living at 74 Broad Street, Bungay, Suffolk with his parents and eldest sister Alice May (11 February 1900-1970). A member and exhibitor at the Beccles Society of Artists 1977-1990. He lived at 51 Pleasant Place, Beccles, Suffolk and was buried in Beccles Cemetery on 3 July 1991, aged 77.