JONES, Ethel Marsden

1886 - 1975

As Ethel Marsden Wickham, she was born at Hillsboro' Road, Camberwell, Surrey on 8 December 1886, eldest child of Frederick Wickham (30 March 1862-15 January 1948), a civil servant, and his wife Emily née Hogg (1861-20 September 1915), who married at Camberwell in 1885. In 1911, as Ethel Mary, she was a 24 year old student of singing, living at Flat C Rutland House, 30 Greencroft Gardens, Hampstead, London with her parents 49 year old Frederick and 49 year old Emily. Ethel married at Hampstead, London in 1915, Leon John Jones [q.v.]. In 1939, Ethel was living at Cobbolds Mill, Monks Eleigh, Suffolk with her husband, a director of a public company in sweet manufacturing, with their son John (born 19 May 1920). As Mrs Leon Jones, she exhibited at the Ipswich Art Club in 1941 an oil 'Onions'. On 13 December 1956, when living at Denham Lodge, Weston-under-Wood, Olney, Buckinghamshire, she and her husband departed for Durban, South Africa on the 'Jagersfontein'. She died at Chichester, Sussex in 1975, her death record gives her birth year 1887.