Ipswich is a town in Suffolk county in England. It is located on the River Orwell. One of the countrie's oldest towns, it was formed in the Anglo-Saxon era, sometime in the 7th Century.

People Born in Ipswich

Ralph Fiennes

Ipswich in People's Lives

Ian McEwan: After spending much of my childhood living abroad, most recently in Libya, my parents sent me back to England in 1959, when I was 11 years old, to attend the Woolverstone Hall School. I attended the boarding school and lived here until 1966, leaving when I was 18 years old to attend the University of Sussex.

Ralph Fiennes: I was born in December of 1962, three days before Christmas. I was my parent's first child, the son of a photographer and a writer. My early childhood was spent here, until my family moved to Ireland in 1973, when I was 11.

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