Charles Allen Du Val

His life and works

Rosa Mary Louise Kipping

Rosa Mary Louise Kipping
Born: 1864 Higher Broughton
Died: 1950 Southport
James Stanley Kipping 1822-1899
Julia Du Val
Emily Victoria Julia Kipping 1862-1934
Frederic Stanley Kipping 1863-1949
Helena Maud Kipping 1866-1949
William Cecil Kipping 1867-1908
Anita Fanny Kipping 1868-1955
George Herbert Kipping 1871-1935
Ernest Henry Norbury 1857-1935
Doris Rose Norbury 1887-
Gilbert Norbury 1888-
Muriel Norbury 1893-
Rosa Kipping in 1875

Rosa Kipping in 1875

Rosa Mary Louise Kipping was born in 1864, 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.

In 1884 she was married at Chorlton in Manchester to Ernest Henry Norbury, the son of James Craig and Susannah Anne Norbury of Withington in Manchester. James Craig Norbury was born in 1827 in Manchester, and was a master printer employing fourteen men and fourteen boys.

Ernest and Rosa Norbury had the following children, all born in Manchester:

Doris Rose Norbury. She was born in 1887.
Gilbert Norbury. He was born in 1888.
Muriel Norbury. She was born in 1893.

In 1891 the family were living at 41 Palatine Road, Withington. By 1901 they had moved to Downthorne, Pine Road, Didsbury in Manchester, and were still there in 1911.

Ernest Norbury died in 1935 at Chapel-en-le-Frith in Derbyshire aged 77 years.
Rosa Norbury died in 1950 at Southport in Lancashire aged 86 years.

The photograph of Rosa Kipping was taken in about 1875 by her uncle Thomas George Whaite. He had married Elizabeth Ellen Du Val, her mother's sister, in 1864.