Mr Leonard Hempson, Partner in Hempson and Spurling,
Auctioneers at Ipswich

Leonard lived at Copdock with his wife Emily
"West Hill", Elm Lane, Copdock

Katherine on leaving school at 15, was employed by Leonard as a "Maid"
When the family moved to OverHall in Bures, Katherine remained at Copdock until she join
ed the ATS

Circa 1930, Cattle Market

Sale yard, previously on the site of the Ipswich Cattle Market and now the Greyfriars Development.

West Hill Cottage, Elm Lane, Copdock occupied by Leonard and Emily Hempson.
Probably where Katherine was employed as their Parlour Maid.

The property appears to have been extensively modernised over the years.

<<< Gravestone in Copdock Cemetery of Emily May Hempson (wife) and Leonard Amis Hempson

Leonard served in the Army as Captain during WW1.
Report of his death in the EADT

Emily died 13th July 1961

Leonard`s Attorney when dealing with his estate after Emily had died, was based in Nairobi, Kenya.

Published 06/08/2021