WARNER, Reginald

1880 - 1932

Reginald Warner, was born at 44 Highbury Park, Islington, London on 15 June 1880, son of Metford Warner, a paper-stainer, and his wife Agnes E. née Abbott. In 1881, a 1 year old living at 44 Highbury Park, Islington with his parents, 38 year old Metford and 36 year old Agnes, with siblings Albert 12, Gertrude Mary 11, Horace William 10, Marcus 6, Horace 4, all born in London, with four servants. By 1901 had been apprenticed to the Ipswich Silk Weaving Company and was a 20 year old silk weaver & dyer, lodging at 118 London Road, Ipswich the home of the Sparrow family and he married at Woodbridge, Suffolk in 1906, Emily Margaret Maw of Needham Market, Suffolk and they had one son and two daughters. In 1911, a 30 year old silk manufacturer, living at Roseneath, Melford Road, Sudbury, Suffolk with his 26 year old wife Margaret and their newly born daughter Joan, they retained two servants. The founder of the Gainsborough Silk Weaving Company Limited in Sudbury and a specialist in woven textiles. He died at Newton Green, Sudbury on 17 February 1932 and left over 27,000. He signed his works 'Reginald Warner' joined 'd'.