CORDER, Eleanor Mary

1870 - 1948

Born at Ipswich on 17 December 1870 and baptised at St Margaret's church, Ipswich on 23 January 1871, daughter of Frederick Corder (1818-1908), silk mercer of Ipswich, and his second wife Maria née Morris (1842-1930), who married at Winchester on 24 February 1870, Eleanor was the step-sister of John Shewell Corder [q.v.]. A member of the Suffolk Fine Art Club 1889-1890 but does not seem to have exhibited. In 1901 a 30 year old living at Royston House, Westerfield Road, Ipswich with her parents, 82 year old Frederick and 58 year old Maria and Frederick's five other children, including John Shewell Corder. Her father, who was born at Widford Hall, Essex on 25 December, died at Ipswich on 26 January 1908 when Eleanor and her mother moved to Finndale, Grundisburgh, near Ipswich. In 1939 living at 'Sea Breeze', Spur Hill Avenue, Poole with her brother Bernard Corder and his wife. She died at Bournemouth in 1948, aged 77, she was unmarried.