KING, Emma Edith

1862 - 1954

Born at Ipswich in 1862, daughter of William King, jun., engine fitter, and his wife Emma. She studied at the Ipswich School of Science & Art and in 1880 passed out with a certificate of excellence in Model Drawing. In 1881, as Edith King was a 19 year old assistant school mistress, living at Edith Cottage, Woodbridge Road, Ipswich with her parents, 44 year old William and 43 year old Emma, with five siblings Emily 15, Spencer 12, Maude 8, Florence 7 and Newton 5, all born in Ipswich. She married at Ipswich in 1886,
Ernest Rowland Richardson, a solicitor's clerk, and in 1891 were living at Casella Road East, Greenwich, London with two children. In 1901 they were living at 160 Villiers Road, Willesden, Hendon, Middlesex, now with five children. Both Emma and her husband died in Surrey in 1954.