READ, Miss Noel

1890 - 1977

Born at Fulham, London on 25 December 1890, only child of Herbert Read, an architect, and his wife Kate née Young, who married at Blything, Suffolk in 1889. In 1911, a 20 year old living at 31 Grove End Road, Marylebone, London with her parents, 49 year old Herbert and 41 year old Kate. She was a member of the Ipswich Art Club 1928-1955 exhibiting from 16 Cork Street, London in 1927 five watercolours of scenes near Ipswich 'Tuddenham', 'Parham Moat Hall', 'Grundisburgh', 'Sutton Hoo', 'The River Deben, Woodbridge' and a still life 'Nasturtiums', six works in 1932 from 2 Bloomsbury Place, London and in 1935 again from 16 Cork Street, London five works 'Wisteria on the Mount Road, Madiera', A Madiera Garden', 'Funchal from the Beach' and 'The Market Square, Funchal', and four works in 1937 from Greenbanks, Salcombe, Devon 'Slaughden, Aldeburgh', 'Low Tide, Leigh-on-sea' and watercolours 'Herzogin Castle' and 'Old Town, Leigh-on-sea'. In 1939 she was living at Green Banks, Fortescue Road,Salcombe, Devon and she died at Kingsbridge, Devon in 1977, she was unmarried.