HEMSWORTH, Louisa Augusta

1851 - 1940

Born at Great Ryburgh, Norfolk in 1851, daughter of Revd Augustus Barker Hemsworth (1822-1889), rector of Bacton, Suffolk, and his wife Duncana née Campbell (1821-1894), who married at Shropham, Norfolk on 15 March 1847. In 1881, a 30 year old living at Bacton Rectory with her parents, 59 year old Augustus, born France and 59 year old Duncan[a], born in Scotland, and her two siblings, both born at Great Ryburgh. A watercolour landscape painter and a member of Ipswich Fine Art Club 1890-1891 who exhibited five works from Bacton, Suffolk, 1888-1892, mostly views near Carlisle and in Scotland including in 1888 ‘Established Church, Lochgilphead’, in 1889 'Distant View of Carlisle Castle–Sunset’ and in 1890 ‘Ranworth Castle, near Carlisle’. Her father died at Bacton in 1889 when her widowed mother, daughters Louisa and Helen, moved to 126 Woodbridge Road, Ipswich where her mother died in 1894, when Louisa and sister Helen moved to 51 Bolton Lane, Ipswich and was still there in 1911. She died at Ipswich in 1940, aged 89, she was unmarried.