LINGWOOD, Horace Jeckell

1859 - 1937

Horace Jeckell Lingwood, was born at Bucklesham, near Ipswich in 1859, elder son of Horace Lingwood (1834-1 January 1920), a manure agent, and his wife Anne née Jeckell (1829-19 November 1821), who married at Norwich in 1858. In 1871, an 11 year old, living at Bosmere Mill, Creeting All Saints, near Ipswich with his parents, 37 year old Horace, born Battisford, Suffolk and 40 year old Anne, born Wymondham, Norfolk and two siblings, Bessie Ellen [q.v.] and Thomas Edward 18. Horace studied at the Ipswich School of Science and Art winning certified prizes in 1879 for his geometric, freehand and model drawing and his work was sent up to South Kensington Art School. A member of the Ipswich Fine Art Club from 1879 and exhibited from Creeting All Saints in 1881, three paintings ‘Smallmouth Cave, Watermouth, near Ilfracombe’, 'Capstone Hill, Ilfracombe' and 'A Study'. In 1881, a 21 year old brewer, living at Creeting All Saints with his father and two siblings and was still living with them in 1891 when described as ‘engineer’. By 1892 he had moved to Stafford, Staffordshire when he married on 15 July 1892, Katherine Selina, elder daughter of William Henry Dorman and Eliza (Littlewood), of The Hawthorns, Stafford, an engineer who spent time in Sweden c.1853-1868. In 1901, Horace was a 41 year old mechanical engineer, living at 166 North Street, Stafford with his 33 year old wife Katherine, born Sweden and their two children, Philip Jeckell 5 and Theodora Joan 1, both born at Stafford and they had another son Christopher born in 1902. In 1911, a secretary to mechanical engineers, living at 46 Foregate Street, Stafford describing himself as married but with no wife and he states that he had no children, when his wife and children were living with her father William Henry Dorman at 43 Foregate, Stafford. Horace died back in Suffolk when of 4 Station Road, Trimley St Mary near Ipswich and died at the Ipswich & East Suffolk Hospital on 19 December 1937, aged 78 and wife Katherine died at 18 Wolverhampton Road, Stafford on 20 July 1945, aged 78.