OTTLEY, Sarah [Peggy] Margaret Bickersteth

1897 - 1993

Born at Wakefield, Yorkshire on 15 March 1897, daughter of John Bickersteth Ottley, solicitor & official receiver in bankruptcy, and his wife Margaret née Wray, who married at Llanrwst, Denbighshire in 1896. In 1901, a 4 year old living at 1 Hatfield Steet, Wakefield with her parents, 56 year old John and 36 year old Margaret, with her sibling John Laurence Ypung, 3. Her father was born at Acton, Suffolk and in 1911 young Peggy, as she was known, was living with 62 year old aunt Caroline Ottley, at 38 Britannia Square, Worcester, Caroline was also born at Acton. In 1939 she was an assistant school mistress living at 1 Trinity Road, Stroud, Gloucestershire and when her father became headmaster of St Felix School, Reydon, Southwold, Suffolk she moved to Southwold. Peggy was a committee member and exhibitor at the Southwold Art Circle. She died at Hotson Road, Southwold in November 1993, she was unmarried.