GAYE, Howard

1848 - 1925

Born at Ipswich in 1848, son of Revd Charles Hicks Gaye, rector of St Matthew's church, Ipswich, and his wife Jane Trimmer née Howard (1807-1852), Charles married secondly in 1855, Elizabeth née Shuttleworth. An architect who worked upon Suffolk churches including All Saints' Ashbocking; St Peter's Carlton Colville; St Mary's Great Wratting; All Saints' Hemley and St Lawrence in Dial Lane, Ipswich. He and his sister, author Selina Gaye (1840-1914), moved to London and in 1881 were living at 11 Sevington Street, Sutherland Gardens, Kensington and they moved to various addresses in Paddington over the years. An exhibitor at Ipswich Art Club from Sevington Street in 1881 two watercolours 'Part of the Old Pier at Southwold' and 'Old Oak Screen, Gresford Church' in 1882 three watercolours 'Burnham Beeches', 'An Autumn Afternoon' and 'An Autumn Morning' in 1883 two watercolours 'Royal Tombs, Westminster Abbey' and 'Westminster Abbey' being elected a member 1884-1915 was regular exhibitor and a prolific painter in watercolour. He died at Paddington, London in 1925, aged 77.

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