COLE, Elsie Vera

1885 - 1967

Elsie Vera Cole, was born at Braintree, Essex on 27 July 1885, daughter of Revd William Johnson Cole, a congregational minister, and his wife Ellen née Homes, who married at Wrentham, Suffolk in 1884. In 1911, Elsie was a 23 year old art student, living at The Avenue, Braintree with her parents, 58 year old William and 57 year old Ellen, with a sibling sister, 20 year old Hilda Mary. A painter, etcher and engraver, she exhibited at the Ipswich Art Club in 1933, from 13 Claremont Road, Norwich, an etching 'Elm Hill, Norwich'. In 1939, an art mistress still at 13 Claremont Road with a housekeeper, Ethel Cowling. The author of 'Norwich: A Sketch Book' (c.1920). Elsie, of 13 Claremont Road, Norwich, died at Scole Lodge Nursing Home, Diss, Norfolk on 2 January 1967, aged 81.





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