A Livesey family suicide

Margaret Clark’s chapter in UCLan’s Harris Papers volume on Joseph Livesey contains a tantalising reference to one of his sons: ‘Alfred … remains an obscure figure, with a question unanswered as to why he, of all the brothers, left virtually no estate in his will’. Dr Clark did not have access to the riches that the internet is now serving up; if she had she would have discovered that Alfred committed suicide, depressed and facing financial ruin.

Suicide of Alfred Livesey

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