BADCOCK, Isabel Baynes

1863 - 1939

Isabel Baynes Badcock was born at Sharrow, Sheffield, Yorkshire in 1863 and baptised at Sharrow on 24 May 1863, second of the three daughters of Revd Edward Baynes Badcock (1824-7 November 1897) and his wife Mary Hilton (1826-21 October 1912), daughter of Henry Hilton, who married at Christ Church, Harpurhey, Manchester on 26 June 1856. In 1871, Isabel was an 8-year-old, living at Eagle House, North Street, Ripon, Yorkshire with her parents, 47-year-old Edward Baynes and 44-year-old Mary, with siblings Mary Hilton 10, Katharine Stanhope 6 and Edward Baynes 5, retaining three indoor servants. In 1881, they were living at 2 The Crescent, Ripon when her father was Principal of Ripon Training College and in 1885, Queen Victoria requested that Isobel send some of her paintings of Cannes to Windsor Castle. After the death of her mother in 1912, Isabel went to live at Bures St Mary, Suffolk near to her sister Mrs Carwardine Probert and in 1922 she was living at Fysh House, Bures, Suffolk when she set sail on the 'Intaba' for Trinidad & Tobago and from that address on 28 December 1933, patented (426,283) an 'Artists Colour Box'. A painter of portraits, buildings and interiors in watercolours and exhibited at the Royal Academy and at the Royal Society of British Artists. Her sister Mary Hilton Badcock married at Marylebone, London in June 1932, William Geoffry Carwardine Probert of Bevills, Bures, Suffolk and her sister Kate Stanhope Badcock (1864-1910) was also an artist. Isabel Baynes Badcock died at Fysh House, Bures St Mary, Sudbury, Suffolk on 27 August 1939 and cremated at Ipswich, she was unmarried. A memorial glass window was raised in Waldegrave Chapel, Bures to Mary (died 1949) and William Probert (died 1938) and to Isobel.

Royal Academy Exhibits
from Somerleaze, Wells, Somerset
1905 1272 Portrait of a Lady - watercolour
1907 1100 South-west Tower, Wells Cathedral - watercolour
1908 1273 Portrait of a Lady - watercolour
         1353 Captain G. W. Probert - watercolour
1913 1046 In the Church's Quiet Heart - watercolour
1914 1336 Shadows - watercolour

Works by This Artist