WALLER, Alice

1859 - 1939

Alice Maude Mary Waller, was born at Montreal, Canada about 1859, daughter of Charles Waller (1826-1867), an army officer, and his wife Francis Caroline Kerr née Hollingsworth [Waller q.v.], who married at Stowmarket, Suffolk on 28 March 1853. In 1871, a 12 year old, living at Cumberland House, St Helen's Street, Ipswich with her 37 year old mother Frances, and siblings Charlotte 9 and Hilda Wilmont 8. In 1881, a 22 year old mother's assistant, living at Clifton Villas, 1 Anglesea Road, Ipswich, with her 47 year old mother Frances, and sibling sisters Lucy 24 [q.v.], Hilda Wilmont 18 and Kathleen 12, also all born in Canada, a 12 year old cousin Kathleen F. Moore, born in India and they retained two indoor servants. As Miss A. Waller, an exhibitor at the Ipswich Fine Art from 49 Woodbridge Road, Ipswich in 1884, of seven sculptures 'Pip, a Bob-tailed English Sheep Dog', 'House Dog and Wolf', 'Cat and Dog Life', 'Pepper-A Portrait', 'Who will tell the Cat?', 'Toad' and 'Dog at Play'. By 1891, Alice and the family had moved to Manor House, Leighton Road, Newton Longville, Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire and in 1911 they were living at The Red House, Newton Longville. Alice died at The Red House, Newton Longville, Bletchley on 9 June 1939, aged 80, she was unmarried.