HAMMOND, Miss Emily Blanche

1848 - 1930

Known as Blanche to avoid confusion with her mother, was born at Newmarket, Suffolk and baptised at St Mary's church, Newmarket on 1 March 1848, daughter of Charles Eaton Hammond [q.v.] and his wife Emily Law née Plumpton [Hammond q.v.] and was a sister to Margaretta Ruth Hammond [q.v.] and Emily Law Hammond [q.v.]. A member of the Ipswich Fine Art Club 1876-1879 and as Miss Hammond exhibited from Newmarket in 1875 'Still Life', 'Home', 'Annie Lee' and 'Suffolk Labourers Locked Out' and in 1876 'Study from Life' and another untitled and in 1877 'Shady' and 'Repose' and an oil 'The Chairman Asleep'. She also exhibited as a member from The Bank, Newmarket in 1883 an oil 'Study of a Head'. She was living with her widowed father at High Street, Newmarket until her father's death in 1912. She died at Newmarket in 1930, aged 82, she was unmarried.