CHADBURN, George Haworthe

1870 - 1950

George Haworthe Chadburn was born in Masbrough, Yorkshire on 13 June 1870, son of Revd James Chadburn and his wife Grace née Tetley. He studied art at St John's Wood Art School, Westminster Art, the Slade and the Royal Academy Schools, he also spent some time in Paris, where he attended Académie Julian under Lefevre and Tony Robert Fleury, and later contined to work and live in London. Landscape and portrait painter and illustrator he exhibited ten works at the Royal Academy (1909-1919), one of which was a portrait of his wife also exhibiting at the Royal Society of British Artists (1901-1908) where he exhibited a series of landscapes and at the Salon in Paris and became a member of the Union Internationale des Beaux-Arts. He exhibited at Ipswich Art Club in 1932 from Marsh Acres, Middleton, near Saxmundham, Suffolk an oil, 'A Suffolk Common', and his wife exhibited two woodcuts in the same exhibition. He married at Mansfield, Nottinghamshire in 1915, Mabel S Wagstaff (12 July 1877-1958), their daughter Joan Chadburn married in 1932 the Suffolk artist Cecil Howard Lay [q.v.]. In 1939, a retired artist living at Channel Cottage Lower Drive, Dawlish, Devon with his artist wife Mabel. His other major interest was horticulture and he won the Dykes Medal for Horticulture in 1934 and 1941. Chadburn died in Devon on 29 January 1950 and buried at St Peter's Burial Ground, Budleigh, Salterton, Devon.