THOMPSON, Lucy

1864 - ?

Lucy Mary Thompson, was born at Ipswich in 1864, daughter of William Thompson, seedsman, and his wife Elizabeth Lucy née Fisher, who married at Yoxford, Suffolk in 1860. In 1871, a 7 year old, living at 34-36 Tavern Street, Ipswich, the home of her 74 year old grandmother Susan Thompson, who was a confectioner, together with Lucy's parents 47 year old William and 43 year old Elizabeth with siblings, Kate Elizabeth 9, Jessie 8 and Sydney 4, all born at Ipswich, together with two shop assistants and two servants and in 1881 were still living at this address. In 1880, she passed as excellent for a certificate and was awarded a prize at the Ipswich School of Science & Art for her freehand drawing. She married at Ipswich in 1898, Cecil Grant and in 1901, a 37 year old school-mistress, living at Main Street, Keswick, Cumbria but by 1911 had moved to St George's School, Carlton Road, Harpenden, Hertfordshire where she was still living in 1930.