CHURCHMAN, Violet

1902 - 1993

Born at Ipswich on 30 January 1902, youngest of the four daughters of Sir William Alfred Churchman, Bart. a director of Imperial Tobacco Company, and his wife Lois Adelaide née Wrinch, who married at Ipswich in 1891, she was a niece of Sir Arthur Churchman [q.v.] (Lord Woodbridge) and a sister of Dorothy Adelaide Churchman [q.v.]. In 1911 living at Orwell House, Lower Street, Walton cum Felixstowe, Suffolk with her parents, 48 year old William and 44 year old Lois and her three sibling sisters. They later moved to Melton Lodge, Woodbridge, Suffolk where Violet was living in 1939. Violet was a member of the Ipswich Art Club from 1952 and exhibited from Melton Lodge in 1977 a painting 'Bottles' and in 1990 from the same address 'Martlesham Creek'. She died at Melton Lodge in 1993, she, like her three sisters, was unmarried.