VICK, Henry William

1866 - 1913

Born at Cainscross, Stroud, Gloucestershire in 1866, 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. On 19 December 1868 his father announced that he had purchased the business, equipment and negatives of 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. 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 now home of his parents, William and 'Annie' Vick, with Ipswich born daughter 30 year old Eleanor, the family then seem to have moved to Hastings, Sussex but on the death of Mary Ann in 1907, father William came to live at Croydon where he died in 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.