HORSLEY, Charles

1848 - 1921

Born at Eccles, Salford, Manchester in 1848, son of George Byng Horsley (1812-1883), hop merchant, and his wife Catherine née Bentley, who married at Salford in 1844. Horsley studied at Manchester School of Art and married at Chorlton, Manchester in 1873, Catherine Agnes Pountney. A hop merchant for most of his working life but also a landscape artist who spent long periods in the Walberswick area of Suffolk where he painted many watercolours between 1908 and 1916. Elected a member of the Royal Society of British Artists in 1904 when hop merchant living at 12 Chester Terrace, St Pancras, London. In 1911 a 62 year old hop merchant, living at 4 Courts Down Road, Beckenham, Kent with his 63 year old wife Catherine with the youngest of his three daughter, 22 year old Catherine Beryl, born South Norwood, Surrey. He died at Beckenham, Kent in 1921.




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