MANUELLE, Maude Alice

1886 - 1971

As Maude Alice Hepworth, she was born at Dovercourt, Essex on 18 August 1886, daughter of Walter Hepworth, a yeast merchant, and his wife Elizabeth Ann née Parker, who married at Henley near Ipswich in 1877. In 1891, a 4 year old living at Ocean View, Main Road, Dovercourt with her parents, 42 year old Walter and 38 year old Elizabeth and three elder brothers, Wallie 12, Dixon and Hayward both 6. In 1911, a 24 year old living on her own account at Marine Villa, Marine Parade, Dovercourt on 'private means'. She married at St Giles, London in 1913, Charles Manuelle who died at The Bungalow, Whitton, Ipswich in 1932, aged 50. In 1939 she was living at Penzance, Cornwall. A member and exhibitor at the Ipswich Art Club 1945-1957 but exhibited from 1942 'Army Cook' and 'L/c Hardy', in 1943 twp oils 'Phil' and 'Canadian Pilot', in 1944 'Dick's Mother' and 'Sergeant Legon' and from Tudor House, Martlesham, Ipswich, several oil portraits, in 1945 'Elsie Lingwood', in 1946 a 'Sketch The Rev. F. E. Doughty', in 1947 'Mary', in 1948 'Miss R. Edmunds' in 1949 'Student Nurse' which seems to have been her last. She died at Ipswich in 1971.