TAPHOUSE, Doris Mary

1897 - 1974

As Doris Mary Byrne, she was born at Totton, Hampshire on 16 November 1897, eldest of the three daughters of Henry Ponten Byrne (18 May 1867-1955), a dealer in motor cars, and his wife Eva Mary née Pyke (30 May 1867-1946), who married at New Forest, Hampshire in 1897 and in 1939, Horace now a retired civil servant, were living at Old Vicarage, Witney, Oxordshire. In 1911, a 13 year old living at Beech Holme, Lyndhurst Road, Colbury, Hampshire with her parents, 43 year old Henry and 43 year old Eva, with two younger sisters, Mildred Charlotte 11 and Ada Elizabeth 9, both born at Totton. She married at Epsom, Surrey in 1928, Frank Goodwin Taphhouse [q.v.] and they had one son, Ralph, born in 1933. In 1939, a married woman living at The Old Vicarage, Witney with her parents. The Taphouse's later returned to Church Street, Southwold where she was a committee member and exhibitor at the Southwold Art Circle. She died at 42 Church Street, Southwold on 2 May 1974.