HALFPENNY, Annie Evelyn Mary

1891 - 1973

Born at 52 Ruskin Avenue, East Ham, Essex on 27 August 1891, eldest child of Frederick William Halfpenny, a railway clerk, and his wife Mary Elizabeth née Palmer, who married at West Ham in 1890. In 1911, a 'games mistress music in school' at Homefields College, Hunstanton, Norfolk. In 1939 an officer at H.M. Borstal Institution, North Sea Camp, Boston, Lincolnshire. A member of the Ipswich Art Club 1946-1955 and exhibited in 1946 from Oak Hill, Hollesley, Suffolk an oil painting 'Scottie, in 1947 'Jock', in 1948 three oil paintings 'St Francis Corner, Hollesley Bay', Old Jesse-Man of Suffok' and 'Still Life' in 1949 two oils 'Bill' and 'Still Life', in 1950 'Prince-My Dog', and her last exhibits in 1952 were two oils 'Buster' and 'Dux'. She died at Richmond-upon-Thames, Surrey in 1973, she was unmarried.