KING, Emma Edith

1862 - 1954

Emma Edith King, sometimes Edith Emma, was born at Ipswich in 1862, daughter of William King, jun., an engine fitter, and his wife Emma. Young Emma 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, 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 (1860-1918), a solicitor's clerk, and in 1891 they 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. Emma Edith Richardson was of 19 Richmond Park Road, Mortlake, Surrey when she died at 6 Palewell Park, Mortlake on 27 August 1954.