TURNER, Ethel Mary

1883 - 1984

Born at 22 Great Colman Street, Ipswich on 31 August 1883, daughter of Alfred George Ewer Turner (1859-1930), valuer & auctioneer, and his wife Ethel/Ida Charlotte née Turner, who married at West Ham, Essex in 1882. In 1891 Ethel was a 7 year old living at 22 Great Colman Street, Ipswich with her parents, 32 year old [Alfred] George and 27 year old Ida, born Stratford, Essex, with a sibling sister Evelyn 5 but they had moved to 47 Bolton Lane by 1901 and in 1911, 53 year old Alfred and 45 year old Ida and their two daughters, 26 year old Ethel Mary and 25 year old Evelyn Violet, were living at 244 Cauldwell Hall Road, Ipswich. A painter who was based in London for a time, a member at the Ipswich Art Club 1925-1937, exhibiting from Lynwood, Bath Road, Felixstowe in 1927 three works 'Loch War', 'Avie Lochan' and 'A Surrey Farmer' and in 1932 two oils 'Near Monte Scenaria, Florence' and 'A Suffolk Horseman', in 1933 two oils 'Little Cornish Girl' and 'An Old Gardener' and a watercolour 'Beside Loch Var, Aviemore' in 1935 she exhibited four watercolours 'Evening at Cley, Norfolk', 'View from Rapallo, Italy', 'Misty Morning Rapallo, Italy' and 'The Mill and Cley, Norfolk'. She also exhibited at the London Salon, Royal Society of British Artists and the Royal Society of Miniature Painters. In 1939 she was living at 14 Westwood Avenue, Ipswich and she died at Ipswich in February 1984, she was unmarried.




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