CANNON, Alice Gertrude

1873 - 1931

Alice Gertrude Cannon was born at Ipswich in 1873, daughter of Albert Cannon and his wife Charlotte Ann née Green, who married at Dartford, Kent in 1869. In 1881, Alice was a 7-year-old, living at Orwell Lodge, Bramford Road, Ipswich with her parents, 40-year-old Albert and 36-year-old Charlotte and her six siblings. Alice studied at the Ipswich School of Science & Art and won a prize for her freehand drawing in 1888 and was a member of the Ipswich Art Club 1884-1885, exhibiting from Erith, Kent in 1885 'A Favourite Spot, On the Cray, Kent'. Her father died at Ipswich in 1889, when his widow and her children moved to Rosslyn Villa, Plashet Lane, East Ham, Essex where, in 1891, Alice was described as a 17-year-old artist. Alice married in London in 1899, Richard William Jones (1870-1950) and in 1911, a 37-year-old living at 42 Belgrave Road, Wanstead, Essex with her 40-year-old husband Richard, a hosiery warehouseman, and their son and daughter, both born at Seven Kings, Essex and his 25-year-old sister-in-law Harriet Nevill Cannon, born at Ipswich. Alice Gertrude Jones died at 42 Belgrave Road, Wanstead, Essex on 31 August 1931, leaving the then considerable sum of over 2,700.