OFFORD, Thomas Grimwood

1811 - 1900

Baptised at Stowmarket St Peter & St Paul church on 17 June 1811, son of James Offord and his wife Alice née Gardiner. 1841-46 copper-plate printer at Bury Street, Stowmarket and in 1841 a 25[sic] year old engraver and in Kellyís Directory 1846 at Bury Street but by 1851 a 27[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 at Stannardís Yard, Lower Orwell Street, Ipswich. He died at Ipswich in 1900, aged 87, he was unmarried.