PACKARD, David Edward

1921 - 1978

Born Capel St Mary, Ipswich on 16 December 1921, son of Frank Victor Packard (17 May 1887-1970), owner occupier famer, and his wife Mary Agnes née Ormrod (5 August 1883-1982), who married at Cockermouth, Cumberland in 1914. In 1922 his father farmed the College Farm at Capel St Mary, but by 1939 an owner occupier farmer at Boyton Hall in the same village, living with his wife Mary and sons Peter O. (born 31 July 1915), who married Hilda Roff the following year, and David, a student in banking. A painter in watercolour and an associate member of the Ipswich Art Club 1946-1959 exhibiting from Boyton Hall, Capel St Mary in 1946 'Autumn Scenes, Cumberland' and 'Wissington', in 1947 'St Osyth Mill' and 'Shottisham', nothing in 1948, in 1949 'Layham' and 'The Mill House' and in 1950 'Theberton Hall' which was his last showing. He died at Ipswich in 1978.