WOOD, Ailsa Joan

1922 - 1998

Ailsa Joan Wood was born at Norwich on 23 February 1922, eldest of the two daughters of Aubrey George Wood (22 March 1890-1967), a bank official, and his wife Bessie née Hope (3 December 1890-1985), who married at Mutford, Suffolk in 1919. As Miss Ailsa Wood, aged 13, exhibited at the Ipswich Art Society in 1935 from 35 Lattice Avenue, Ipswich one painting 'On top o' the World'. In 1939 she was a student living at 33 Lattice Avenue, Ipswich with her parents Aubrey and Bessie and Ailsa married at Worthing, Sussex in 1952 Denys Herbert Hampton W. (1923-2000). Ailsa died at Leicester in 1998.