CUNDY, James Edward

1904 - 1978

Born Edward James Cundy at Clapham, London on 6 September 1904, son of Walter Cundy, a coachman, and his wife Rachel née Seeley, who married in the Colchester district of Essex in 1899. In 1911, a 6 year old scholar living at 106 King's Avenue, Clapham Park, London with his parents, 37 year old Walter, who was born at Polstead and 36 year old Rachel, who was born at Hundon, both in Suffolk with three siblings, all born in London. He married at Wandsworth, London in 1934, Katherine Louise Cundy (1909-2000) [q.v.] and in 1939 they were living at 179 Francis Close, New Malden, Epsom, Surrey after which they to 247 Tuddenham Road, Ipswich. A member of the Ipswich Art Club from 1961 until his death and exhibited from 247 Tuddenham Road, Ipswich in 1960 an oil 'The Young Basket Maker' but does not seem to have shown again. He died at Ipswich in 1978.