SANDEMAN, Hon. Phyllis Elinor

1895 - 1986

Phyllis Elinor Sandeman

As Phyllis Elinor Legh, she was born at 6 Belgrave Square, London on 9 December 1895, daughter of Thomas Wodehouse Legh, 2nd Baron Newton, and his wife Evelyn Caroline Bromley née Davenport, who married on 24 July 1880. Phyllis married on 31 January 1918, Henry Gerard Walter Sandeman (1 July 1885-1953), a port & sherry shipper, and they had one daughter Chloe, a portrait of whom she exhibited at the Ipswich Art Club in 1941. Although not a member of the Ipswich Art Club until 1938 she exhibited from The Mill House, Ufford, Woodbridge, Suffolk in 1935 two pictures 'Still Life' and 'The Pollard Willows, Ufford' and one in 1937 'Liza', in 1942 one of her exhibits was a portrait 'Miss Nancy Churchman' and in 1944 she exhibited illustrations to 'Pilgrim's Progrees' and she continued exhibiting until at least 1974 when she exhibited from the same address a watercolour 'River with Bridge'. In 1939 she was living at 76 Chester Square, City of Westminster, London with her husband but she died in the Ipswich district in 1986. She was also the author of 'Treasure on Earth' about her childhood at Lyme Park, Cheshire.




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