ROPE, Edith Dorothy

1857 - 1935

Edith Dorothy Rope was born at Blaxhall, Suffolk on 6 December 1857 and baptised at St Peter's church on 16 February 1858, eighth of the nine children born to George Rope (1814-1912) and his wife Anne née Pope (1821-1882) of Grove Farm, Blaxhall, and was a sister to George Thomas Rope [q.v.] and Ellen Mary Rope [q.v.]. She exhibited at Ipswich Fine Art Club from Blaxhall, Wickham Market in 1884 two watercolours 'Grass of Parnassus' and 'Peziza Onotica, from Cumberland'. She died in 1935 and buried in St Peter's churchyard, Blaxhall, she was unmarried.