VOWELL, Florence May

1875 - 1956

Born at Westminster, London on 16 May 1875, daughter of Thomas Frederick Vowell, warehouseman, and his wife Elizabeth née Weskett, who married at Chelsea, London in 1857. In 1901 her 65 year old mother was housekeeper at Hambledon House, Surbiton, Surrey with 25 year old Florence as assistant housekeeper, to 47 year old Stuart Fulcher, senior clerk to H.M. Office of Works and by 1911 Florence was a 36 year old artist in oil & watercolour, living at 36 Warwick Gardens, Earls Court, London with her 75 year old widowed mother Elizabeth, a caretaker, and her 49 year old married brother, Herbert Joseph Vowell, a picture frame maker. In 1939 an 'artist' living at Yew Tree Farm, Henton, Wells, Somerset and was a member of the Ipswich Art Club 1942-1943 and exhibited in 1943 two works 'Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire' and 'Snow Scene, Oxfordshire'. She died in the Norwich district, Norfolk in 1956, aged 80, she was unmarried.