FISON, Kathleen Mary

1908 - 1993

Kathleen Mary Fison, was born at Hindhead, Surrey on 29 June 1908, daughter of Frederick Flint Fison (1876-1919), a schoolmaster, and his wife Ethel Mary Fison née Prentice, who married at Stowmarket, Suffolk in 1903. In 1911, a 2 year old, living at Shelbrook Boarding House, Cliff Terrace, Hunstanton, Norfolk with her parents, 35 year old Frederick, born Buxhall, Suffolk and 41 year old Ethel, born Stowmarket and her sibling brother, 5 year old Joseph Edward, born Hereford. A watercolour, figure and landscape painter and a member of the Ipswich Art Club 1930-1934, who exhibited from Homefield, Felixstowe, Suffolk including, in 1931 two watercolours 'Tretien, Switzerland' and 'Church in the Mountains' and in 1933 a watercolour 'Bygone Days' later exhibits are conflated with her mother. The subjects included figure studies, buildings and landscapes in Italy and Scotland. In 1939, a V.A.D. nursing auxiliary & Red Cross nurse, living at 111 Woodstock Road, Oxford with her widowed mother. Kathleen Mary Fison died at 9 Ritchie Court, 380 Banbury Road, Oxford on 25 August 1993, she was unmarried.