GARROD, George

c.1797 - 1872

George Garrod, was born at Stradbroke, Suffolk about 1797. A member of the Ipswich Society of Professional & Amateur Artists from 1834, where he was probably tutored by Henry Davy [q.v.]. He married Ann and in 1841, an innkeeper, living at King Street, Ipswich but by 1851, a 53 year old railway clerk, living at Berners Street, Ipswich with his 63 year old wife Ann (1787-1853), born Holbrook, Suffolk. His wife died in 1853 and in 1861, George was a 63 year old accountant, lodging at Friars Road, Ipswich, the home of Robert Taylor, a coffee house keeper, and his family but ten years later, an accountant, living with his 71 year old brother John, who kept the Golden Lion on the Cornhill, Ipswich. He was buried in Ipswich Cemetery on 23 September 1872, aged 75.