POWNALL, Gilbert Anthony

1877 - 1960

Pownall was born at 33 Montague Square, Marylebone, London on 17 January 1877, son of Frederick Hyde Pownall, an architect & surveyor, and his first wife Jane née Todd, who married at Kensington in 1856, Jane died in 1883, aged 53, when Frederick married secondly in 1886, 19 year old Emily Mary G. Wainright and in 1901 they were living at Cross Deep, Twickenham, Surrey. Gilbert married at Chelsea in 1909, 24 year old Kate Deacon (5 December 1885-1964) and they came to live at Burstall near Ipswich. In 1911 they were living at Burstall, a 34 year old 'artist' with his 27 year old wife Kate. A portrait and figure painter who exhibited at the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool and the Royal Academy between 1908 and 1938 from Twickenham, Middlesex in 1903 from Burstall, Suffolk 1911 and from London 1919. In 1939 an artist living at 2 Nylands Avenue, Richmond Surrey with his wife Katherine and daughter Mary Catherine (25 August 1912-1994) [Dickson], a milliner, and where Gilbert died in 1960, aged 84.




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