EDWARDS, Vivian Florence

1910 - 2000

Vivian Florence Stanford Edwards, was born at Maesteg, Glamorgan on 19 December 1910, daughter of George Thomas Edwards, a coal miner, and his wife Joan. In 1911, a newly born, living at 5 Maiden Street, Cwmfelin Middle Llangynwyd, Glamorgan with her parents, 32 year old George and 31 year old Joan, and five siblings, Thomas John 10, Albert Evan 8, William Stanley 5, Annie 3 and George Vincent 2, all born at Maesteg. In 1939, a schoolteacher living at 236 Carmel Road, Darlington, Co. Durham with two other unmarried school teachers. A member of the Ipswich Art Club 1949-1974 and exhibited from 110 Belvedere Road, Ipswich in 1948, a watercolour 'Illumination', in 1949 'Tulips', in 1950 three watercolours 'The Evangelical Emblems', 'Good Friday' and 'Illumination' which she also exhibited a similar title in 1952 which seems to have been her last. She died at Ipswich on 11 April 2000, she was unmarried.

Notes:
I) Henry Edwards (10 July 1881-), carpenter & joiner, and his wife Florence A. (20 January 1896-) were living at 110 Belvedere Road, Ipswich from about 1917 and were still there in 1939.
II) A Miss V. Edwards exhibited at Ipswich Art Club in 1932 an illumination on vellum 'The Glory of the Garden' and an etching 'Beccles'.