BEAUMONT, Emma

1835 - 1912

Baptised at Menham, Suffolk on 2 August 1835, daughter of James Beaumont (1806-1887) and his wife Maria née Gidney (1800-1880), who married at Mendham on 7 October 1834 and a sister to George Beaumont [q.v.]. A member of the Ipswich Art Club 1875-1879 and exhibited from Friars Street, Sudbury in 1876 'Feeding the Pets' and 'Fruit' and in 1878 'Cottages on Sudbury Common' and 'Primroses and Bird's Nest'. In 1881 a drawing teacher living at 48 Friars Street, Sudbury with her widowed father, a retired farmer, and her unmarried 40 year old sister Maria, a governess. Emma was still living there with her sister in 1901 when Emma is described at ‘artist and teacher’. She diedat Sudbury in 1912, aged 76, she was unmarried.