STORER, John

1891 - 1972

Born at 13 Lydon Road, Clapham, London on 20 September 1891, only son of John Storer (1858-1909), a musical composer & critic, and his wife Edith Alberta née Chambers, who married at Scarborough, Yorkshire 21 February 1884. In 1901, a 9 year old living at Clapham with his parents, 42 year old John and 38 year old Edith, with five sibling sisters, Hilda G. 15, Valerie 14, Mary Leonie 13, Ethelreda 11 and Doris Frances 6 but by 1911 they had moved to 443 Glossop Road, Sheffield, Ecclesall, Yorkshire where young John was a clerk in a steel works. An associate member of the Ipswich Art Club 1959-1971 and exhibited from 22 Grove Road, Woodbridge, Suffolk in 1959, two watercolours 'In April Mood' and 'Martlesham Creek', two further watercolours in 1960 'River Deben at Wickham Market' and 'Memory of an Elm' showing three oils in 1961 and two in each of 1962, 1963 and 1964 'Harvest Scene (Belstead Hall Farm)' and 'Martlesham Woods'. He exhibited two watercolours in 1967 'River Scene, Woodbridge' and 'Sunshine and Wind' and his last exhibit was in 1970 when he displayed a watercolour 'A Haywain in Flatford Meadow'. He died at Chelmsford, Essex in 1972.