SCALES, Elizabeth Cynthia

1901 - 1994

Elizabeth Cynthia Scales was born at Newark-on-Trent, Nottinghamshire on 23 March 1901, fourth child of Richard Scales (18 April 1865-9 April 1952), a corset manufacturer, and his wife Susannah née Buckenham (21 July 1865-10 January 1940), who married at St Michael's Church, Beccles, Suffolk on 17 April 1889 and in 1939 were living at 62 London Road, Newark. In 1911, Elizabeth was a 10-year-old art student, living at 62 London Road, Newark, with her parents 46-year-old Richard and 47-year-old Susannah, with siblings, Edward Lionel 20, Edith Marion Scales 19 and Edwin Herbert 15. Like her sister Edith Marion, she studied at Lincoln High School and then at Nottingham School of Art. A member of the Ipswich Art Club from 1954 when she exhibited from Little Orchard, Monks Eleigh, Suffolk, watercolours 'Dr Johnson's House, Gough Square', 'Cley Mill' and 'Bamburgh Castle' and in 1967 from North Walsham, Norfolk 'The Thatch, West Runton, Norfolk' and 'In Berwich-on-Tweed Shipyard'. She lived at Monks Eleigh with her widowed sister Edith Marion Hocquard née Scales, then in adjoining village of Lavenham before moving to Norfolk. Elizabeth Cynthia Scales died at Glendon House Retirement Home, 2 Carr Lane, Overstrand, Cromer, Norfolk on 4 June 1994, she was unmarried.