WILLIAM ORFORD WHITE

 

 

Mayor 1906 – 1907.

 

Member of the Liberal Party.

A member of the established church – Church of England.

William was elected to the Council on the 1st November 1887, as one of the representatives of the Middle Ward. He later changed in 1897, to represent the Bridge Ward.

 

Born: 6th June 1835, St. Clement’s, Ipswich.

Baptised: 10th February 1836, at St. Clement’s Church, Ipswich.

 

CENSUS

 

1841   Church Street, St. Clement’s, Ipswich.

 

William was 6 years old and living with his parents & sister.

Samuel, 50, a Malster.

Ann, 46.

Frances, 8.

 

1851   Orford Place, Church Street, St. Clement’s, Ipswich.

 

William was 15 years old and living with his parents & sister.

Samuel, 61, a House Proprietor.

Ann, 55, a Dyer.

Frances, 18.

 

1861   White’s Yard, St. Clement’s, Ipswich.

 

William was 25 years old, a Dyer & Scourer. He was living with his widowed mother & sister.

Ann, 65, a Dyer.

Frances, 28, Housekeeper.

 

1871   12 & 13, White’s Yard, St. Clement’s, Ipswich.

 

William was 35 years old, a Dyer & Cleaner. He was living with his companion.

Betsy Ann Cornish, 50, a Housekeeper, born Marlesford, Suffolk.

Formerly Housekeeper, in 1861, for the family of Mayor Francis Charles Ward, at 24, William Street, Ipswich.

 

1881   44, St. Nicholas Street, Ipswich.

 

William was 45 years old, a Dyer. He was married and head of the household, his widowed mother-in-law was living with the family.

Emma, 43.

William, 2.

widowed mother-in-law – Elizabeth Seaborn (nee Chamberlain (1st marriage Green)), 72, a Dressmaker, born Great Horkesley, Essex.

1 general domestic servant.

 

1891   1, St. Nicholas Street, Ipswich.

 

William was 55 years old, a retired Dyer. He was married and head of the household.

Emma, 53.

William, 12.

 

1901   24, Silent Street, Ipswich.

 

William was 65 years old and Living on Own Means. He was married and head of the household.

Emma. 63.

William 22, a University Student – Physics.

 

1911   24, Silent Street, Ipswich.

 

William was 75 years old, a Secretary of Friendly Society Manchester Unity. He was married and head of the household.

Emma, 73.

William, 32, a University Lecturer – Science.

1 general domestic servant.

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