MILLER, Maud Lingwood

1881 - 1971

Maud Lingwood Miller was born at Ipswich on 10 September 1881, eldest child of Henry Miller (1848-10 August 1929) and his wife Annie Kate née Lingwood (1855-1916), who married at Barking Church, near Ipswich on 22 September 1880. Maud was educated at Ipswich High School for Girls, then in Northgage Street, Ipswich and in 1901, Maud was living at Bosmere House, 312 Norwich Road, Ipswich, with her parents 52-year-old Henry, county surveyor, and 48-year-old Annie and two siblings, Henry Hugh Lingwood 17 and Grace Lingwood 14. A landscape painter in watercolour and a member of Ipswich Fine Art Club 1900-1907 but had exhibited from Bosmere House, Norwich Road, Ipswich in 1898, two watercolours 'Sproughton' and 'Easton Broad' and in 1899, four watercolours 'In Fritton Wood', 'Spring', 'Walberswick from the Jetty' and 'Walberswick' with annual exhibits until her last exhibits in 1907, three watercolours 'An Old Garden', 'Rhododendrons' and 'The Farm Garden' showing a total of 37 works 1896-1907 mostly local views with some Welsh landscapes including ‘Torrent Walk, Dolgelly’ and ‘Sketch at Aberdovey’. Maud married at St Margaret's Church, Ipswich on 16 January 1908, Revd Arthur Mostyn Robinson (29 March 1877-16 January 1949), vicar of St Barnabus, Hull, and in 1911 Maud was living at St Barnabus Vicarage, 273 South Boulevard, Hull with her 35-year-old husband and their two daughters, Mary Mostyn 2 and newly born Catherine Nancy Mostyn, both born at Hull. In 1939, Maud was living at Wolvey Vicarage, Rugby, Warwickshire with her husband. Maud Lingwood Robinson died at 11 Southdown Road, Southwick, Worthing, West Sussex on 31 March 1971.