BUTLER, Marian Gill

1849 - 1889

As Marian Gill Bird, she was born at Ipswich on 19 June 1849, daughter of Buckingham Bird, painter & glazier, and his wife Mary Ann née Gill, who married at Ipswich in 1845. In 1851, a 1 year old living at 20 Carr Street, Ipswich with her parents, 32 year old Buckingham and 29 year old Mary, with two elder brothers, Charles Gill 5 and Buckinham [jun] 3. By 1871, Buckingham, sen. was a widower, living at 17 Westgate Street, St Matthew, Ipswich with Marian, her sister Catherine Emily and brother Buckingham, jun. Marian was still with her father at 17 Westgate Street in 1881. She married at St Pancras, London in 1882, William Butler and as M G Butler, she exhibited a drawing at the Ipswich Fine Art Club in 1883 ‘On the Orwell’ (512). She died on 2 December and buried in Ipswich Cemetery on 6 December 1889, aged 40.