SPOONER, Mrs Octavia

1820 - 1883

As Octavia Mosley, she was baptised at Rolleston, Staffordshire on 20 February 1820, daughter of Sir Oswald Mosley, 2nd Bart. (1785-1871) and his wife Sophia Ann née Every (1779-1859). She married at Marylebone, London on 9 June 1857, Revd Edward Spooner (1821-1899). In 1881, a 61 year old living at The Deanery, Hadleigh, Suffolk with her 59 year old husband Edward, rector of Hadleigh and Rural Dean. Although listed as an exhibitor at the Ipswich Fine Art Club from Hadleigh, Suffolk in 1883, nothing of her work was included in the show which was probably due to her death at Hampsthwaite, Yorkshire on 18 June 1883, aged 63. She was buried at Rolleston St Mary on 22 June 1883.