FORD, Marcus Holley

1914 - 1989

Born at Hornchurch, Essex on 12 February 1914, son of Aubrey Cecil Ford (21 February 1888-1946), a violin teacher, and his wife Christine Marie née Maltby (19 May 1886-1964), who married at West Ham, Essex in 1913. In 1939 Marcus was an 'advertising canvasser' living with his parents at 25 Park Drive, Hornchurch. A landscape painter, he studied privately and had several exhibitions including solo shows at Frost & Read in London and was president of the Upminster Art Society and a member of the Wapping Group. He moved to Aldeburgh, Suffolk where he married in 1943 Joyce C. Welham and painted around Suffolk and Norfolk. He died in the Deben district of Suffolk in 1989.

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