BANYARD, Sarah Edith

1870 - 1923

Sarah Edith Banyard, was born at Grundisburgh, near Woodbridge, Suffolk and baptised at Grundisburh on 30 January 1870, only daughter of James Banyard (1828-1883), a butcher, and his wife Sarah Matilda née Harris, who married at Culpho, Suffolk in 1863. In 1881, an 11 year old scholar living at Church Street, Woodbridge with her parents, 52 year old James and 47 year old Sarah, with her two sibling brothers, George Wilfred 15 and James Harris 9. She exhibited at the Woodbridge Industrial and Art Exhibition, from Woodbridge in 1887, a pair of sepia paintings. Sarah married at Woodbridge in 1889, Thomas Charles Cleveland, a coachbuilder, and in 1901 they were living at Thoroughfare, Woodbridge, 40 year old Thomas and 31 year old Sarah, with their three daughters, Mary Adeline 10, Florence 8 and Gladys 5, but by 1911 they had moved to Derby House, Cumberland Street, Woodbridge. Sarah died at Woodbridge in 1923, aged 53.