CHEVALLIER, Miss Olivia

1855 - 1926

Born at Rushmere, near Ipswich in 1855, daughter of Clement Chevallier (1819-1892) and his wife Jane Susanna (1821-1922, aged 102). A member of the Ipswich Art Club in 1879 and in 1883 she exhibited a sculpture (583a) ‘Water Lily’ and a 'Persian Plaque' (588a). She married at Rushmere St. Andrew, Suffolk in 1885, Revd John Mayhew Clarkson and in 1901 as the 45 year old wife of 49 year old clergyman John Clarkson was living at The Street, Brington, Cambridgeshire with three of their five children. Her husband died at Thrapston, Northamptonshire in 1912, aged 60 and Olivia died at Rushmere St. Andrew in 1926, aged 70.