McDOWALL, William Douglas

1905 - 1983

Born at Walthamstow, Essex on 26 October 1905, eldest child of William McDowall, a stick moulder, and his wife Amy Maud Frederice née Orchard (7 April 1874-1943), who married at Walthamstow in 1903. In 1911, a 5 year old living at 39 Kenilworth Avenue, Walthamstow with his parents, 38 year old William and 36 year old Amy, with a younger brother, 1 year old Bernard Frederick. He married at Romford, Essex in 1939, Marjorie S. Ford (born 16 June 1914) when William was a silk merchant living at 49 Balgonie Road, Chingford, Essex with his wife Marjorie, widowed mother Amy and his brother Bernard Frederick (born 11 March 1910). A member of the Ipswich Art Club and exhibited from 14a Old Barrack Road, Woodbridge, Suffolk in 1977 'Chelsea Rooftops in Autumn' and a further four pictures the following year and in 1980 exhibited four pictures 'Roses', 'Spanish Village', 'Sardinian Coast' and 'Dubrovnik'. He died at Woodbridge in early 1983.




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