LEVERETT, Henry Frederick

1819 - 1864

Henry Frederick Leverett, was born in St Matthew's parish, Ipswich on 18 December 1819 and baptised on 18 December 1822, son of Henry Leverett (1789-1856), land & house proprietor, and his wife Mary Ann née Gislingham (1790-1870), who married at St Clements Church, Ipswich on 24 November 1812. Henry married at Ipswich in 1842, Elizabeth Lambert (baptised 11 June 1819-3 April 1909). In 1851, a 31 year old house proprietor, living at St Matthews Street, Ipswich with his 33 year old wife Elizabeth and their three children, Anne Elizabeth 6, Henry Alfred 4 and Caleb Rickman 3. Henry exhibited a painting at the Suffolk Fine Arts Association in August 1850 'Landscape'. By 1861 he was living at 38 Berners Street, Ipswich with the addition of six more children, Mary 8, Sarah 6, Louisa 5, Charles 4, Arthur 2 and Grace 1. He died at Ipswich on 8 October and was buried in Ipswich cemetery on 15 October 1864, aged 44, leaving an estate of some 2,000.