OTTLEY, Peggy

1897 - 1993

Sarah Margaret Bickersteth Ottley, was born at Wakefield, Yorkshire on 15 March 1897, daughter of John Bickersteth Ottley (5 February 1845-11 January 1914), 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, who was born at Acton, Suffolk. and 36 year old Margaret, with her 3 year old sibling John Laurence Young. In 1911 young Peggy, as she was known, was living with her 62 year old aunt Caroline Ottley, at 38 Britannia Square, Worcester, Caroline was also born at Acton. In 1939, 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 59 Pier Avenue, Southwold on 20 November 1993, she was unmarried.