HENDRY, Enid

1906 - 2002

Enid Hendry

As Enid Rushton, she was born at Ryton, co. Durham on 7 August 1906, daughter of artist George Robert Rushton (1868-1948)[q.v.] and his wife Edith née Ash, who married at Gateshead in 1900, and shortly after her birth her parents moved to Ipswich where her father had the position as Head of the Ipswich Art School 1906-1929. Educated at Ipswich High School and later worked as an assistant to a firm of local architects. Enid married at Wantage, Berkshire in March 1929, Scottish born James Hendry (29 April 1901-June 1985), a analytical chemist who had moved to Ipswich in 1924 to take up a graduate position with R & W Paul Ltd, animal feed manufacturers and maltsters, and they had two sons, actor Ian Mackendrick Hendry (13 January 1931-24 December 1984) and Donald (born 15 August 1933) and they lived at 118 Constable Road, Ipswich. Enid was probably taught art by her father and was a Friend of the Ipswich Art Club and exhibited from 'Blueberry', Playford Road, Little Bealings, Ipswich in 1979 'Suffolk Scene'. She died at Ipswich in July 2002.





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