MURRELL, Harry

1895 - 1982

Born at Pirbright, Surrey on 21 September 1895, son of Harry Murrell, who was in the army, and his wife Mary Ellen née Caddy, who married at Carbrooke, Watton, Norfolk in 1895. In 1911, young Harry was a 15 year old living at Griston Road, Carbrooke with his parents, 43 year old army pensioner Harry and 41 year old Mary, both born at Carbrooke, his 13 year old younger brother Arthur Cecil, an aunt and a mother-in-law. He served in the Norfolk Regiment in the First World War and married at Woodbridge, Suffolk in 1933, Emmie Marion Cox (9 October 1905-1991) and they had one daughter, Sheila born the following year. In 1927 Harry and his wife were living at 161 Sidegate Lane, Ipswich and in 1939 they were still residing there. A member of the Ipswich Art Club from 1949 but exhibited watercolours from 161 Clapgate Lane, Ipswich in 1948 'The Edge of the Field' and 'A May Morning', in 1949 'January Landscape' and 'Foxhall Heath', in 1950 'June Morning, Foxhall Heath' and 'Finn Valley near Rushmere' and after a long break exhibited in 1960 from Four Elms, Ufford, Woodbridge, Suffolk, pastels 'The Forest Edge' and the following year 'The Water Meadows'. He died at Ufford in 1982.