AUSTIN, Alice Emma

1859 - 1929

Alice Emma Austin, was baptised at Saxlingham by Holt, Norfolk in 1859, daughter of Fisher Austin (1820-1888), a farmer, and his wife Sarah née Woodcock, who married at Aylsham, Norfolk on 24 October 1842. In 1861, a 3 year old living at Manor House, The River, Saxthorpe, Aylsham with her parents, 41 year old Fisher and 38 year old Sarah, with siblings, Selina A. 16, Sophia 10 and newly born Fred. In 1887, as Alice E. Austin of 12 Wellington Esplanade, Lowestoft she exhibited at the Woodbridge Industrial & Art Exhibition at the Lecture Hall, Woodbridge, Suffolk three etchings 'Duke of Wellington', 'Thomas Campbell' and a 'Landscape' and six decorated plaques and her sister Sophia was also an exhibitor of three decorated terra cotta plaques at the same exhibition from the same address. Her father died at Kirkley, Lowestoft in 1888 and in 1891, her mother Sarah Austin was a 67 year old widow living at Wellington, Kirkley, Lowestoft with unmarried daughters Sophia 34[sic] and Alice 26[sic]. Alice died at Guildford, Surrey in 1929, unmarried.