GILL, Eleanor Maud

1855 - 1920

Born at Walton-on-Thames, Surrey in 1855, daughter of Robert Gill, a county magistrate, and his wife Fanny Susanna née Need, who married at Mansfield Woodhouse, Nottinghamshire in 1855. In 1861 living at Apps Court, West Moselely, Walton, Surrey with her parents, 65 year old Robert and 40 year old Susanna, with four siblings and the family kept nine indoor servants. A member of the Ipswich Fine Art Club 1883-1901 exhibiting from Apps Court in 1883 three watercolours 'Solitude', 'Ben Deareg, Rosshire' and 'Glen Lael, Rosshire', in 1884 three watercolours 'In Clumber Park, Notts', 'Sherwood Forest, Notts' and 'Pre-historic Bridge, Dartmoor' and two watercolours in 1885 'A Summer Evening on the Avon' and 'Church, Stretton, Salop' and was a regular exhibitor. In 1901 she was living at Holmwood Vicarage, Dorking, where her unmarried brother Robert was the local vicar but, by 1911 a 55 year old living with her 90 year old widowed mother at Red House, Yateley, Hampshire together with an unmarried sister, 63 year old Frederica. She died at Cardiff, Glamorgan in 1920, aged 64, she was unmarried.