WIGNALL, Mary [Molly]

1912 - 1986

As Mary Easom, she was born at Wakefield, Yorkshire on 19 September 1912, daughter of Albert E. Easom (1876-1958) and his wife Florence Charlotte née Oakes (1874-1963), who married at Leeds in 1910. In 1939 an elementary school teacher living at 43 First Avenue, Newton Hill, Stanley, West Riding with her parents and unmarried brother Albert and she married later that year at Knaresborough, Yorkshire, Robert Wignall. Known as Molly, she was head of the Art Department at Sudbury Girls High School 1962-1969, when she opened her own pottery, which she ran successfully for some eight years and she also gave wood sculpture and embroidery classes and in her later years also took up photography. Throughout her life she travelled extensively, spending some months in California. A Friend of the Ipswich Art Club and exhibited from Waylands, Sudbury Road, Lavenham, Suffolk, in 1980 'Three Sunflowers' and in 1982 'In Pensive Mood'. She died at Lavenham in 1986. She exhibited in London and throughout Great Britain, and in 1957 held an exhibition of paintings and wood carvings in Florida, USA. She was the author of 'Read and Act Rhymes' and 'Intentions'.





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