ADAMS, Robert Henry

1859 - 1928

Born at Worcester in 1859, son of Thomas Adams, a draughtsman in stained glass, and his wife Maria née Maybury who married in 1857. In 1871 an 11 year old living at 46 Portland Road, Kensington, London with his 38 year old father, born Northumberland and 34 year old mother and siblings, Thomas 13 and Hubert 8, both born at Worcester, Beatrice 6, Edgar 3 and Ada 1, all born in London. He married at Kensington, London in 1880, Louisa Fanny Chandler and the following year was a 21 year old artist, living at 9 Wemyss Road, Lewisham with his 27 year old wife Louisa, a daily governess, but by 1887 had moved to Suffolk and listed in Kelly’s 'Directory' of 1888 as an artist and designer of Seckford Street, Woodbridge. His stay there was short lived as in 1891 a 31 year old designer & artist living at 17 Wharton Road, Hammersmith with his wife Louisa, born Stratford St. Andrew, Suffolk and their five children, the youngest, three year old Natelie was born at Woodbridge. In 1901 a designer & art master living at 9 Wharton Road, Hammersmith and in 1911 in the same occupation living at 7 Rupert Road, Chiswick with his wife and three of his children. He died at Chelsa in 1928, aged 69.