CRASKE, Olive Muriel

1898 - 1947

Olive Muriel Craske, was born at 2 Cleveland Road, Kirkley, Lowestoft, Suffolk on 12 April 1898, daughter of Edmund George Craske, a coal merchant, and his wife Hannah née Bishop, who married at Lowestoft in 1889. In 1911, a 12 year old living at 2 Cleveland Road, Lowestoft with her parents, 54 year old Edmund and 51 year old Hannah, and her two sisters, Mary Margaret 18 and Dorothy Grace 14, both born at Lowestoft. A landscape and interior painter, she exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1923, from Burseldon, Southampton and in 1924 from Oulton Broad, Lowestoft. She married at Lowestoft in 1925, Philip Livingstone Ashford, a farmer, and in 1939, living at Priory, Burgh St Peter, Loddon, Norfolk with her husand. She died at The Priory, Aldeby, Norfolk on 7 March 1947, aged 48.