HART, Hubert Willingham

1867 - 1944

Hubert Willingham Hart was born at Woodbridge, Suffolk on 21 January and baptised on 1 March 1867, third child and eldest son of John Brook Hart [q.v.] and his wife Anna Marie née Smith who married at Great Bealings, near Woodbridge in 1859. In 1881, a 14 year old living at Thoroughfare, Woodbridge with his parents, 50 year old John Brook and 41 year old Anna Marie and siblings Mabel 20, Hilda 16, Hubert W. 14, Francis J. B. 1 and Archibald E. 2. He exhibited at the Woodbridge Industrial & Art Exhibition at the Lecture Hall, Woodbridge in April 1883, two oil paintings 'Reading the Challenge' and 'Getting Impatient' and in 1887 an oil 'Psyche'. A keen member of the Suffolk Volunteer Regiment being promoted Captain, temporary major in the 1st Suffolk Volunteer Regiment in 1908. He married about 1900, Isabella [?] and in 1901, a 34 year old corn & coal merchant living at Thoroughfare, Woodbridge with his 27 year old wife Isabella, born Looe, Cornwall and an unnamed newly born daughter. In 1911 at the same address with three children Hubert John Brook [q.v.] 10, Margaret Nancy 7 and Frances Betty 2. In 1939, a retired corn merchant living at 92 Thoroughfare, Woodbridge with his wife Isabella (24 December 1873-) and daughter Frances Betty (4 January 1909-1984). Hubert died at Woodbridge in 1944.