CURRY, Harry Sidney

1871 - 1950

Harry Sidney Curry was born at Tynemouth, Northumberland on 10 November 1871, twin with sister Mary Ellen, of George Curry, a timber merchant, and his wife Mary née Saunders, who married at Pembroke in 1865. In 1881, a 9 year old living at 43 Percy Gardens, Tynemouth with his 42 year old father George and his 36 year old sister Isabella, with six siblings, Robert Percy 13, Edwin Stanley 11, Arthur S. 10, Mary Helen 9, William O. 7 and Hilda M. 4, all born at Tynemouth, his 40 year old mother was away from home. Harry married at Brighton in 1900, Lily Marian Bath Goodman (16 October 1870-1959) and in 1911, a 39 year old architect living at 14 Earls Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent with his 40 year old wife and two children, 3 year old Alfred, born Cullercoats, Northumberland and 1 year old Alan, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent. A landscape and interior painter and a member of Ipswich Art Club 1929-1949, exhibiting in 1932 from Beacon Hill, Stone Lodge Lane, Ipswich, six watercolours 'An Old Barn, Charsfield, Suffolk', 'Trees near Cranehill Farm', 'Rain on the Hills, Staffordshire', 'Loch Kinnard, Aberdeenshire', 'Farm Buildings at Charsfield' and 'Near Gippeswyk Hall, Ipswich' and regularly exhibited six pictures but in 1935 exhibited from Derby Lodge, 222 Woodbridge Road, Ipswich 'Hanson Gorge, Dovedale', 'Roughton Mill, Norfolk', 'The Desserted Cottages', 'A Staffordshire Farm Loft', 'Near Cromer' and 'Evening on the Devon Hills' but only exhibited four watercolours in 1937, 'A Landscape in Suffolk', In Beresford Dale, Derbyshire', 'Besston Priory, Norfolk' and 'Farm Buildings at Tuddenham'. Also a member and exhibitor at the Norfolk & Norwich Art Circle in 1932 from Ipswich and exhibited at the Royal Academy 1932-1935, from Beacon Hill, Ipswich. In 1939 a retired architect living at 'Bracken Fell', Southbank, Cuckfield, Sussex with his wife but he died in the Samford district of Suffolk in 1950, aged 78.




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