WELFORD, Dr Christopher R. B.

1911 - ?

Born at Croydon, Surrey on 3 December 1911, son of Arthur Welford (20 January 1885-1955), an architect, and his wife Dorothy née Beverly (3 August 1886-1984), who married at Marylebone, London in 1911 and in 1939 were living at Peasenhall Hall, Yoxford, Suffolk with Christopher and sibling sister Charlotte E. (born 10 June 1909), after her husband's death in 1955, Dorothy married again a Mr. McLachlan. Christopher married in the Blyth district of Suffolk in 1938, Charlotte Barbara Britten and in 1939 was a general medical practitioner, living at Peasenhall Hall, Saxmundham, Suffolk with his wife Charlotte (born 10 June 1909) and their newly born son Thomas, the home of his parents Arthur and Dorothy Welford. An associate member of the Ipswich Art Club 1967-1973 and exhibited from 16 Hauteville, St Peter Port, Guernsey, C.I. in 1967 and oil painting 'Loch Ryan' and in 1968 two oils 'Golgotha' and 'Grande Fauconiere, Jethou' but does not seem to have exhibited again. He was a keen sailor and an amateur designer of a blue water cruising 33 foot yacht which he had built by Whisstocks of Woodbridge, Suffolk in 1956, in which is reported to have sailed many thousands of miles including sailing up the Amazon.