MURRAY, Katharine Anna

1845 - 1934

Born Katharine Anna Dunnage at Wandsworth, London in 1845, and baptised at Clapham, on 11 March 1846, daughter of Thomas Dunnage, lead merchant, and his wife Katharine née Davey, who married at Camberwell in 1840. In 1851, a 5 year old living at 5 Lansdowne Place, Brighton, Sussex with her parents, 51 year old Thomas and 41 year old Katharine and her three elder siblings, Sarah 9, Thomas 8 and Arthur 6 but ten years later were living at Muswell Hill, Hornsey, Edmonton, London. She worked under the name of Katie Dunnage until her marriage at Lexden, Colchester, Essex in 1880, Robert William James Murray and in 1901, a 56 year old living at 6 Morningside Road, Edinburgh with her 54 year old husband, a bank agent, and their four children Robert 19, Katharine 18 and Archibald 16, all born in England and Leonard 14, born in Edinburgh. Her husband died in early 1911 and in the census for that year she was a 65 year old widow living at Angus Buildings, Low Walker, Newcastle, Northumberland with her 26 year old son Robert and his family. Landscape painter and a member of the North British Academy of Arts also a member of the Ipswich Fine Art Club in 1928 and exhibited from Dalebrook, Dedham, Essex in that year, three works ‘A Creek at Flatford’, ‘Kimmaghame Bridge, Berwickshire’ and ‘Dunfermline Abbey’. She died at Dedham, Colchester, Essex in 1934, aged 89. The watercolour of Haddon Hall at Bakewell, Derbyshire, has a label on the verso 'Haddon Hall Katie Dunnage' her name before marriage in 1880.




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