DU PONTET, Mary Stebbing

1909 - 1997

Mary Stebbing Du Pontet, was born at Hendon, Middlesex on 30 June 1909, second child of Clement Adolphe Auguste Du Pontet (1875-1950), a schoolmaster, and his wife Rachel Irene née Stebbing (1877-1913), who married at Marylebone, London in 1905. In 1911, her father kept a school at Hillside, Peterboro Hill, Harrow-on-the-Hill, Middlesex, when Clement was a 35 year old with his 33 year old wife Irene, and their elder son Godfrey 4, with six boarding pupils. In 1939, Mary was an 'artist', living at The Green, Monk Soham, Suffolk with another artist Jessie MacDonald [q.v.]. She died at 89 Deodar Road, Putney, London on 6 November 1997, she was unmarried.