KIDDY, Gretchen Elizabeth

1910 - 2005

As Gretchen Elizabeth Ford, she was born at Walthamstow, Essex on 2 May 1910, daughter of Ernest Henry Ford, a printerís compositor, and his wife Elizabeth [Lizzie] Jane née Gukenbiehl, who married at Kensington in 1909. She married at Tonbridge, Kent in 1936, Leonard George Kiddy (17 September 1910-1998), an accountant's clerk, and in 1939 they were living at 26 Prince Edward Road, Billericay, Essex and Gretchen painted under the name of Gretchen Kiddy. An artist and teacher who exhibited in Suffolk and elsewhere and lived at Lodge Farm House, Boxted, Bury St Edmunds until 2005. She died at Boxted, Sudbury, Suffolk in 2005

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