WILLIAMSON, Alfred David

1868 - ?

Born at Old Machar, Aberdeen, Scotland on 2 August 1868, son of Robert Williamson, meat factory commissioner, and his wife Margaret née Low. In 1891, an 'electrical engineer' living with his father at 26 Ayne Road, Islington and he married at Ecclesall Bierlow, Sheffield, Yorkshire in 1898, Ethel Mary Watson, their daughter was Aline Williamson [q.v.]. In 1901, they were living at The Dale, Hathersgate, Derbyshire but by 1911 an 'electrical manufacturer' living at Broomhill, Woodbridge, Suffolk. Watercolour landscape painter and etcher and a member of Ipswich Art Club 1928-1933 and exhibited from Broomhill, Woodbridge in 1930 five watercolours 'River Deben, Woodbridge', 'Seckdord Street, Woodbridge', 'St Peter's Church, Ipswich', 'Glover's Yard, Woodbridge' and 'Barge Repairs, Ipswich' an etching 'Coddenham' and a pencil 'Brandon Bridge' and in 1932 five watercolours 'Tide Mill and Granary, Woodbridge', 'Dedham Church from Sun Yard', 'Woodbridge Tide Mill and Ferry', 'Barges in Woodbridge Dock' and a dry point 'Barge, Dover Castle, Woodbridge', and in 1933 a further five 'Monks Eleigh Mill, Suffolk', 'Kersey, Suffolk', 'Westhall Mill, Suffolk', 'Woodbridge Tide Mill' and 'Great Bealings Church, Suffolk' he exhibited some twenty-three works, mostly local views including. In 1937 his wife as Mrs Williamson, and daughter were living at Broomhill, Woodbridge, and his daughter continued to exhibit from the Woodbridge address, so it is assumed that he died between 1933-1937.




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