PETTIWARD , Daniel

1913 - 1996

Born at Polzeath, St Minver, Cornwall on 7 November 1913, son of Charles Pettiward (1855-1933) who, in 1908 on inheriting the Finborough Estate, by royal licence adopted the surname Pettiward in lieu of his patronymic Terry, of Finborough Hall, Stowmarket, Suffolk, his mother was Eliza Mary née Gamlen (10 December 1880-1952), who married Charles at Welwyn, Hertfordshire in 1904 and they later divorced. In 1911 his parents, Roger 55 and Eliza 33, were living at Finborough Hall with Daniel's elder brother, Roger Gamlen Pettiward [q.v.] and two sisters, Cynthia 6 and Stella 3, and they maintained eleven indoor servants. Daniel was educated at Eton and University College, Oxford, where he was President of his college athletic club. Painter, illustrator and author. In 1939 he was a writer living at Trafalgar House, Downton, Salisbury, Wiltshire with his mother Eliza and his sister Stella (5 February 1908-1976), a stage manager. He died at Salisbury in 1996, he was unmarried. The author and illustrator of 'Money for Jam: anyone can be a Non-artist' (1956) and 'Truly Rural. Verses' (1939).







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