BROWN, Ethel Besfor

1862 - 1961

Born at Lowestoft, Suffolk in 1862, daughter of Robert Brown (1825-1882), civil engineer, and his wife Mary Ann née Geary. In 1881, the family were living at 26 Denmark Road, Lowestoft from where Ethel exhibited at the Ipswich Fine Art Club 1882 a watercolour 'Pakefield Beach' and in 1883 two watercolours ‘Pakefield Beach, near Lowestoft’ and ‘The Warren House, near Lowesfoft’. In 1891 widow Mary Ann and two daughters Sarah [Clark] and unmarried Ethel had moved up the road to No. 52 and were still there ten years later. By 1911, 48 year old Ethel was living with her 82 year old mother at 56 Denmark Road, Lowestoft. She died at Eastbourne, Sussex in 1961, aged 99, she was unmarried.