BADCOCK, Isobel Baynes

1863 - 1939

Born at Sharrow, Sheffield, Yorkshire in 1863 and baptised at Sharrow on 24 May 1863, second of the three daughters of Revd Edward Baynes Badcock and his wife Mary née Hilton, who married at Manchester in 1856. In 1871, an 8 year old living at Eagle House, North Street, Ripon, Yorkshire with her parents, 47 year old Edward Baynes and 44 year old Mary, with siblings Mary Hilton 10, Katharine Stanhope 6 and Edward Baynes 5, with three indoor servants. In 1881, they were living at 2 The Crescent, Ripon when her father was Principal Of The Ripon Training College and in 1885 Queen Victoria, requested that Isabel send some of her paintings of Cannes to Windsor Castle. In 1914 Isabel went to live at Bures St Mary, Suffolk to be near her sister Mrs Carwardine Probert and in 1922 she was living at Fysh House, Bures, Suffolk when she set sail on the 'Intaba' for Trinindad & Tobago and from that address on 28 December 1933, patented (426,283) an 'Artists Colour Box'. A painter of portraits, buildings and interiors and exhibited at the Royal Society of British Artists in 1886 and at the Royal Academy 1905-1914 including 'Captain G. W. Probert' and 'In the Church's Quiet Heart'. Her sister Kate Stanhope Badcock (1864-1910) was also an artist and her elder sister Mary Hilton Badcock married William Geoffry Carwardine Probert of Bevills, Bures, Suffolk. Isobel died at Fysh House, Bures, Sudbury, Suffolk on 27 August 1939 and cremated at Ipswich. A memorial glass window was raised in Waldegrave Chapel, Bures to the memory of her Probert brother-in-law (died 1938) and his wife, sister Mary (died 1949) and to Isobel.





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