GUTCH, Judith Eliza

1904 - 1992

Born at Ipswich on 23 July 1904, second daughter of Dr John Gutch, MD. (23 March 1870-1948) and his wife Dorothy Emily née Metcalfe (27 August 1868-1948), who married at Ipswich on 27 August 1901. In 1911, a 6 year old living at 30 Fonnereau Road, Ipswich with her father, 41 year old John, born Holgate, York and her three siblings Dorothy Joan 7, Jessie 3 and John Robert 4 months, and they retained four house servants. An artist in oil and an etcher, of landscapes and figure subjects and a member of the Ipswich Fine Art Club 1928-1935 exhibiting seventeen works 1926-1934, from 30 Fonnereau Road, Ipswich. The subjects were figures, local landscapes and some foreign views including Majorca and Switzerland including ‘Alms House Doyen’ (1926), ‘Sunlight on Majorca’ and an aquatint ‘Loch Rannock’ (1927) and ‘The Windmill, Walberswick’ (1930) with five works in 1932 'The Almshouses, Chipping Camden', 'Poppets Abbey', 'The Orchard', 'On the Cotswolds' and 'Ebington Village'. In 1939 she was living at Knapton Hall, Smallburgh, Norfolk with her parents and two servants. She married at Peterborough, Northamptonshire in 1949 Claude John Wilkinson (21 November 1903-1998) and she died at North Walsham, Norfolk in 1992.