GRANT, Minnie Willis

1904 - 1996

Born at Hendon, Middlesex on 4 June 1904, daughter of George Hector Grant (1858-1930), a barrister, and his wife Margaret Louisa née Beaumont [Grant q.v.], who married in 1898. In 1901 her parents, 42 year old George, and 32 year old Margaret, were living at 37 Draycott Place, Chelsea and employing six servants and in 1911 Henry and his wife were resident at the Felix Hotel, Felixstowe, Suffolk. They then took ‘Little Hill’ at Bromeswell, Suffolk when George was described at ‘Colonel’ and a J.P. for Suffolk. Minnie was a watercolour landscape painter and a member of the Ipswich Fine Art Club 1923-1924 and exhibited three watercolours from Bromeswell, near Woodbridge, Suffolk, in 1923 'Llyn Oeddwar, North Wales', 'A Farm House, Beddgelert, North Wales', 'Tombland Alley, Norwich' and a pen & colour drawing 'Old House at Wissington, Suffolk'. She died at Swale, Kent in 1996, she was unmarried.