WRIGHT, Charles

1837 - 1892

Charles Wright, was baptised at Langford, Swaffham, Norfolk on 19 February 1837, son of John Wright and his wife Mary. By 1864, Charles had moved to Bury St Edmund's, Suffolk when he married Emily Avis. In 1881, a 43 year old coal merchant & shopkeeper, living at 40 Southgate Street, Bury St Edmund's with his 39 year old wife Emily, who was born at Barningham, Suffolk, with 8 children, five sons and three daughters aged between 15 and 3 and all born in Bury St Edmund's. An amateur artist who as C. Wright, in 1882 exhibited a watercolour at the Bury St Edmund's and West Suffolk Fine Art Society [q.v.] which was highly commended but simply described as a 'Water Colour' (item 94). He died at Bury St Edmund's on 18 August 1892.