VICK, Henry William

1867 - 1913

Henry William Vick, was born at Cainscross, Stroud, Gloucestershire in 1867, son of William Vick (1833-1911), a school teacher, and his second wife Mary Ann née Agar (1837-1907), who married at St Marylebone church on 26 August 1865, William's first wife was Joyce née Webb, by whom he had three sons. On 19 December 1868, his father purchased the business, equipment and negatives of Ipswich photographer William Cobb, and announced the launch of his studio at London Road, Ipswich. In 1871, Henry was a 4 year old, living at Corner House, London Road, Ipswich with his parents, 38 year old William, now a photographic artist, born Ebley, Gloucestershire and 35 year old Mary Ann, born London, and his new born sibling sister, Eleanor Mary, born Ipswich and in 1881 were at the same address with the addition of old daughter Annie Maud, born at Ipswich in 1873. Henry studied at Ipswich Art School and passed his drawing examination in 1888 and in 1891, a 24 year architect's assistant, boarding at St Bride Street, London, his parents were still living in Ipswich. In 1901, a 34 year old architect, living at 1 Princes Avenue, Hornsey, Middlesex, which was the new home of his parents, William and 'Annie' Vick, with their Ipswich born daughter, 30 year old Eleanor, the family then seem to have moved to Hastings, Sussex but on the death of Mary Ann on 26 February 1907, father William went to live at St Johnís Lodge Nursing Home, Merton, Surrey where he died on 15 April 1911. In 1911, Henry was an architect's assistant boarding at 10 Annis Road South, Hackney, London but he died at Croydon in 1913. He was sometimes known as Harry or William Henry.