1866 - 1960

Florence Gillespie, was born in 1866 and as Mrs Florence Gillespie, a member of the Ipswich Art Club 1937-1961 exhibiting from Dapdune Cottage, Kirby-le-Soken, Essex in 1937 an oil 'Near Treviso (Nothern Italy)' and two watercolours 'Cottages in Suffolk' and 'Down South' and from the same address in 1946 'Three Little Wallflowers' and 'Over the Tiles', in 1947 'The Reader' and 'A Suffolk Windmill, in 1948 'Autumn Roses' and 'At the Back Door', in 1949 'Autumn' and 'Bluebells' and in 1950 'William' and 'Polyanthus' but in 1953 she exhibited from a residential home, Great Bromley Hall, Ardleigh, Colchester, Essex two paintings 'The Old Veteran' and 'My Lady's Walk' which seems to have been the last of her exhibiting at Ipswich. She was buried in St Michael's Church, Kirbly le Soken in 1960.