FISON, Kathleen Mary

1908 - 1993

Born at Hindhead, Surrey on 29 June 1908, daughter of Frederick Flint Fison, a schoolmaster, and his wife Ethel Mary née Prentice [Fison q.v.], who married at Stowmarket, Suffolk in 1903. In 1911, a 2 year old living at Shelbrook Boarding House, Cliff Terrace, Hunstanton, Norfolk with her parents, 35 year old Frederick, born Buxhall, Suffolk and 41 year old Ethel, born Stowmarket and her sibling brother, 5 year old Joseph Edward, born Hereford. A watercolour, figure and landscape painter and a member of the Ipswich Art Club 1930-1934, who exhibited from Homefield, Felixstowe, Suffolk including in 1931 two watercolours 'Tretien, Switzerland' and 'Church in the Mountains' and in 1933 a watercolour 'Bygone Days' later exhibits are conflated with her mother. The subjects included figure studies, buildins and landscapes in Italy and Scotland. In 1939 a V.A.D. nursing auxiliary & Red Cross nurse, living at 111 Woodstock Road, Oxford with her widowed mother. She died at Oxford in 1993, she was unmarried.