BASSETT, Martha

1823 - ?

Born at Brandon, Suffolk and baptised on 1 June 1823, daughter of William Bassett and his wife Martha née Bruester. In 1871, a 47 year old with no occupation boarding at Guildhall Street, St Mary, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, the home of 60 year old widow Hannah Leroth and her daughters. She exhibited at the Bury & West Suffolk Fine Art Society in 1881 ‘Lilium Lancifolium’. In 1881, she was a 57 year old boarder at 2 Beaufort Place, Oystermouth, Gower, Glamorganshire, the home of James Frazier, a master mariner, and his family and by 1891 was living 'on own means' at Beaufort Place, Oystermouth, Gower, Glamorganshire and where she died in 1907, aged 84, she was unmarried.