1924 - 2010

Anne Merriam

As Anne Teresa Elvery, she was born at Bombay, India on 6 December 1924, only daughter of Lt. Col. Philip Gordon Moss Elvery (1885-13 February 1961), R.A.M.C., of Barton-on-Sea, Hampshire, and his wife Dorothy Kathleen née Bradford (1889-11 April 1980), who married at Kensington, London in 1920. Anne married at St Mary Magdalene, Old Milton, New Forest, Hampshire in July 1947, Michael Kennedy Merriam (16 April 1925-1995) of the White House, Langham, Colchester and they had one son and one daughter. An associate member of the Ipswich Art Club 1967-1974 and as Anne Merriam exhibited from The Old Vicarage, Higham, Colchester in 1968, three oil paintings 'House on the Marshes', 'Design with Maize' and 'Reed Harvest, Ranworth', and in 1969 an oil 'Fresh Herring' but does not seem to have exhibited again. In 2002 she was living at Sturminster Newton, Dorset. She died at Sturminster Newton on 24 September 2010.