PALMER, Norman Glenn

1899 - 1980

Norman Glenn Palmer was born at Clarence House, Manor House Street, Peterborough on 15 May 1899, eldest of the three children of Albert Edward Springthorpe Palmer (1867-10 October 1942), a law clerk, and his wife Annie Elizabeth née Glenn (1869-6 August 1936), who married at Leamington, Warwickshire in April 1895. In 1911, Norman was an 11-year-old, living at 52 Lincoln Road, Peterborough with his father, 44-year-old Albert, and two siblings, 6-year-old Marjorie Hettie and 4-year-old Geoffrey Charles, his mother was absent and by 1921 they had moved to 38 Lime Tree Avenue, Peterborough when Norman worked for Barclays Bank. Norman married at Hitchin, Hertfordshire in 1924, Agnes Kyle Sale (16 January 1902-1954) and in 1939, Norman was a bank inspector, living at 37 Park Road, Ipswich with his wife Agnes. A member of the Ipswich Art Club in 1951 when he exhibited from 164 Spring Road, Ipswich, a watercolour 'Noriel'. Norman and his wife had moved to Oxfordshire by 1954 where his wife died and Norman Glenn Palmer died at Myrtle Close, Long Hasborough, Oxfordshire on 29 March 1980.