RENACRE, Marion Louise

1886 - 1951

Marion Louise Renacre was born at Antingham, Norfolk on 6 April 1886, daughter of Richard Renacre (1850-1933), a farmer, and his wife Emily Jane née Padfield (1860-1937), who married at Frome, Somerset in 1878. In 1891, a 5 year old living at Halesworth Road, Ringfield, Beccles, Suffolk with her parents, 41 year old Richard and 30 year old Emily with six siblings, Richard R. 12, Henrietta E. 10, Mabel E. 8, Edith G. 7, Gertrude 3 and Arthur W. 1. Sometime after 1891, the family moved to Ipswich where in 1901 her father was a butcher at 1 York Villas, Upper Cavendish Street and in 1911 a butcher at 190 Felixstowe Road, Ipswich when three daughters were clerk typists including 24 year old Marion. A member of the Ipswich Art Club 1939-1951 but exhibiting from 190 Felixstowe Road, Ipswich in 1937 two oils 'Anenomes' and 'Spring Flowers', in 1941 three paintings 'Tulips', 'Basket of Flowers' and 'Nasturtiums', in 1942 three works 'Cottage Blooms', 'Primroses' and 'Pansies', four oils in 1943 'Picked at Random', 'A Bright Selection', 'Lilac' and 'Wild Flowers' and four in 1944, 'Primroses and Polyanthus', 'Wallflowers', 'Varied Blooms' and 'A Child's Bouquet', all flower still life. In 1939 living at 190 Felixstowe Road, with sister Edith (18 January 1884-1962). She died at Ipswich in 1951, aged 65, but her sister continued to live at 6 Cliff Lane, Ipswich, both were unmarried.