Charles Allen Du Val

His life and works

Anita Fanny Kipping

Anita Fanny Kipping
Born: 1868 Higher Broughton
Died: 1955 St Austell, Cornwall
James Stanley Kipping 1822-1899
Julia Du Val
Emily Victoria Julia Kipping 1862-1934
Frederic Stanley Kipping 1863-1949
Rosa Mary Louise Kipping 1864-1950
Helena Maud Kipping 1866-1949
William Cecil Kipping 1867-1908
George Herbert Kipping 1871-1935
James Stuart Orchard 1851-1915
Stuart Orchard 1896-1977

Anita Fanny Kipping was born in 1868, the daughter of James Stanley Kipping, a senior official in the Manchester Branch of the Bank of England of which his father was the head.

Her mother was Julia Kipping nee Du Val. They lived at Higher Broughton, on the outskirts of Manchester where James Stanley Kipping owned a small farm.

The photograph of Anita Kipping was taken in about 1875 by her uncle Thomas George Whaite.

In 1893 she was married to James Stuart Orchard, a Manchester doctor of medicine. He was entered on the Medical Register on 27 December 1872, having qualified M.B. and Master of Surgery at Aberdeen University in 1871 (1).

In 1901 they were living at 1 The Beeches, Barlow Moor Road, Didsbury in Manchester, from where Dr. Orchard practised. They were still there when the Census was taken in 1911.

They had a son, Stuart Orchard born on 24 May 1895 at Didsbury, Manchester. He died in 1977 in Cornwall.

James Stuart Orchard died at Chorlton in Manchester in 1915 aged 64 years.
Anita Orchard died in 1955 at St. Austell in Cornwall aged 86 years.


(1) The Medical Register for 1913 page 1217.