Alfred Lipscombe

Date published: 20/05/2016

Alfred Lipscombe

He was born in 1842 in Newbury (Stockcross), son of John and Eliza Lipscomb. His occupation was Chairmaker.  He was married to Hannah and they had  3 children - Hannah (b. 1864); Alfred (b. 1868) and William (b. 1872).  In 1881 and 1891 he is residing in West Mills with his family.  He died aged 58 years on 3 May 1900 and probate states “ Lipscombe Alfred of the “Crown” inn West Mills Newbury Berkshire Innkeeper died 3 May 1900”.  Probate was granted to Alfred Lipscombe, Chairmaker.  He was buried on 10 May 1900.

His parents and sister Eliza Payne are buried in Newtown Road Cemetery.

Note: the name of Lipscomb is often spelt Lipscombe

Sources: 1881/1891 Census; BMD 2Q 1842 Birth and 2Q 1900 Death; National Probate/Wills

Sources:BMD: National Probage Wills

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