SOUTHGATE, Arthur Clifford

1905 - 1970

Born at 58 Roseberry Road, Ipswich on 2 June 1905, only child of Clifford Walker Southgate, a plough fitter, and his wife Annie Maria née Richardson, who married at Ipswich in 1899. Arthur studied at Ipswich Art School, under George Rushton [q.v.] and was a watercolour and landscape painter who exhibited at the Ipswich Fine Art Society from 58 Roseberry Road, Ipswich in 1927 an aquatint 'A Barn Rushmere' and a watercolour 'The Valley, Belstead', in 1941 'Dovedale', in 1943 'Deben', in 1944 an oil 'Boats, Deben' and from the same address at Tibbenham's Gallery, Brook Street, Ipswich in 1943 'The Road to the Pass, Glencoe' and 'Ochill Hill', which were both exhibited at the Royal Academy, together with another 'Reflections'. In 1939 a photo lithographic artist still living at 58 Rosebury Road, and he married at Ipswich in 1946, Gladys May Garrod when they lived at 25 Digby Road, Ipswich. He died at Ipswich in 1970 and his wife died at Ipswich in 1997, aged 89.