JOHN MAY Jnr.

 

Mayor 1883 – 1884.

 

Member of the Liberal Party.

A Nonconformist – Protestant Dissenter – Congregationlist.

John was elected to the Council in 1865 as one of the representatives of the Middle Ward.

 

Born: 29th July 1821, Ipswich.

Baptised: 9th November 1821, at Tacket Street Independent Chapel, Ipswich.

JOHN MAY Snr.

CENSUS

1841   St. Margaret’s Green, St. Margaret’s, Ipswich.

 

John was 19 years old he was living with his parents and sisters.

John, 53, a Merchant.

Hannah, 43.

Ann, 6.

Elizabeth, 3.

2 female servants.

 

 

1851   St. Peter’s Street, St. Peter’s, Ipswich.

 

John was 29 years old, a Commercial Traveller – Cheese Merchant. He was living with his parents and siblings.

John, 65, an Alderman and Cheese Merchant.

Hannah, 55.

Sarah, 24.

George, 18, a Clerk – Cheese Merchant.

Ann, 16.

Elizabeth, 13.

2 general domestic servants.

 

1861   3, Belvidene Place, Norwich Road, Ipswich,

 

John was 39 years old, a Provision Merchant. He was married and head of the household.

Lydia, 38.

2 female house servants.

 

1871   12, Fonnereau Road, Ipswich.

 

John was 49 years old, a Provision merchant. He was married and head of the household.

Lydia, 47.

1 cook.

1 housemaid.

 

1881   154, Norwich Road, Ipswich.

 

John was 59 years old, a Provision Merchant – Cheese. He was married and head of the household.

Elizabeth, 48.

1 cook.

1 housemaid.

 

1891   Broughton Place, Belstead Road, Ipswich.

Justice of the Peace, Ipswich Session court, the Town Hall.

John was 69 years old, a Justice of the Peace and Provision Merchant – employer. He was married and head of the household.

Elizabeth, 57.

Stepdaughter – Ellen Elizabeth Addems, 20, born Bovey Tracey, Devonshire.

1 cook.

1 housemaid.

 

1901   Broughton Place, Belstead Road, Ipswich.

 

John was 79 years old, a retired Provision Merchant. He was married and head of the household.

Elizabeth, 68.

1 cook.

1 housemaid.

 

SOURCES:

Image courtesy of Mr. A. Gilbert – Ipswich Borough Council.

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