OFFORD, Thomas Grimwood

1811 - 1900

Thomas Grimwood Offord was baptised at Stowmarket St Peter & St Paul Church in Suffolk on 17 June 1811, son of James Offord and his wife Alice née Gardiner. In 1841 a 25 [sic] year-old engraver at Bury Street, Stowmarket and a copper-plate printer at Bury Street 1841-1846 when listed in Kellyís Directory 1846, but by 1851 a 37 [sic] year old, practical engraver & general artist at Fore Street, Ipswich and was still there in 1861. In 1871, a 45-year-old, born at Stowmarket and an engraver living at Stannardís Yard, Lower Orwell Street, Ipswich. Thomas Grimwood Offord died at Ipswich in 1900, aged 87, he was unmarried.