GOOSE, Charlotte

1832 - 1911

Charlotte Goose was baptised at St Margaret’s church, Ipswich, on 27 May 1832, youngest of the six children of William Goose and his wife Charlotte née Gooding, who married at St Helen’s church, Ipswich on 18 November 1816. William and Charlotte and young Charlotte had moved to Bexhill, Sussex by 1841 but in 1871 Charlotte was staying with her partially blind 74 year old aunt, widow Sarah King at 37 Lower Brook Street, Ipswich and was still with her ten years later. A member of Ipswich Fine Art Club 1878-1896 and exhibited from 37 Lower Brook Street, Ipswich in 1881 ‘Wild Poppies’, 'Rose', 'Double Jonquils', 'Cottage Bouquet' and 'Garden Flowers' in 1882 four paintings 'Fruit and Flowers', 'Ox Eye Daisies', 'Christmas Roses' and 'Summer Flowers' in 1883 she had six exhibits two entitled 'Early Spring Flowers', 'The Last Rose of Summer' a drawing 'Study of Carnations' and two table lots of Letter Trays, she continued to exhibit until 1896, most of her subjects were still life subjects other included ‘Meadow Daisies’ and ‘Peaches’ being typical titles. She also exhibited at the Woodbridge Industrial & Art Exhibition at the Lecture Hall, Woodbridge in April 1883 'from Ipswich' two oil paintings 'Spring Flowers' and 'Fidelity in Adversity'. In 1891 she was ‘living on own means’ still at 37 Lower Brook Street, with a servant and where she died in 1911, aged 79, she was unmarried.