JAUNCEY, Eleanor Violet

1890 - 1986

Born at Cheriton, Beulah Hill, Norwood, Surrey on 3 September 1890, only daughter of the two children of Commander Henry Hastings Jauncey (1851-1890) of the Royal Navy, and his wife Edith Blanche née Pringle (20 February 1850-1939), who married at Brighton on 30 July 1885. In 1901, Edith was a widow living at 29 Western Parade, Bournemouth with her 10 year old daughter Eleanor. A watercolour artist, Eleanor was a member of the Ipswich Fine Art Club 1919-1924, exhibiting from ‘Ashmead’, 27 Graham Road, Ipswich in 1919, five works including ‘Submarine Telegraph Station’ and ‘Nelson’s Column from Whitehall’. In 1939 Eleanor was the housekeeper living at 27 Graham Road, Ipswich where her mother Edith, died on 23 December 1939. During the Second World War Eleanor worked at Bletlchley Park code breaking centre from 1940. She died at Dalginross House, Comrie, Perthshire, Scotland on 10 January 1986, she was unmarried.