MADDISON, Annie Eleanor

1875 - 1964

Baptised at Holmer, Hereford, Herefordshire on 11 March 1875, daughter of Edward Maddison, a Herringfleet, Suffolk, bank manager at Nationaal Provincial Bank, and his wife Fanny née Hatton, who married at Hereford in 1870. Shortly after her birth she went to live with her unmarried uncle, William Maddison, a draper, at 152 High Street, Lowestoft, Suffolk where she was living in 1881 with 50 year old William and William's 47 year old unmarried sister Eliza. In 1911, a 34 year old art mistress, still living with her uncle and aunt now at 36 Alexandra Road, Lowestoft. A member and exhibitor at the Woodpecker Art Club, later the Norfolk & Norwich Art Circle, 1905-1908 from Lowestoft. On 12 April 1918 she enrolled in the Women's Royal Naval Service rising to Chief Section Leader Clerk. She died at Hastings, Sussex in 1964, aged 89, she was unmarried.