BITTLESTON, Faith Nancy Anthea Nigella

1921 - 2006

Faith Nancy Anthea Nigella Bittleston, was born at Ipswich on 5 October 1921, daughter of Nigel Adam Bittleston (1887-1938) and his wife Nancy Violet Avril Massy née Lloyd (1893-1985), who married at Ipswich in 1920. She worked for the code breakers at Bletchley Park during the Second World War and awarded their medal 'For service in support of the work of Bletchley Park during World War Two'. An animal painter and, as Nigella Bittleston, a member of the Ipswich Art Club from 1969 and exhibited from 11 Constitution Hill, Ipswich in 1977, three pictures 'Student', 'Girl in Blue' and 'Sketch for a Portrait' and the following year 'Rilla' and 'Patrick' and was a regular exhibitor. She also exhibited at the Royal Academy Summer exhibition in 1967 and her 'Black and White Cats' featured in the 'Royal Academy Illustrated'. She died at Ipswich on 27 October 2006, she was unmarried.

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