BROWNE, Sybil Mary Corbet

1895 - 1953

Sybil Mary Corbet Browne was born at Waltham Green, Fulham, London on 25 March 1895, only child of Revd Sidney Browne (21 August 1863-28 March 1951), a clergyman, and his wife Maria Emily née Naden (1853-29 November 1929), who married at St Barnabas' Church, Derby on 19 September 1893. In 1901, Sybil was a 6-year-old living with her parents, 37-year-old Sidney and 30 [sic] year old Maria [Mary] at 16 Radnor Park Gardens, Folkestone, Kent and ten year later Sybil and her 57-year-old mother were living at 16 Gladstone Road, Broadstairs, Kent. Sybil M. C. Browne, exhibited at the Ipswich Art Society from 3 Broomhill Road, Ipswich in 1933 two oil paintings, 'Miss Eileen Ball' and 'Blackfriars, Canterbury'. In 1939, she was living at 19 Chapel Place, Ramsgate, Kent with her widowed father 'retired clergyman & tutor' with a housekeeper. Sybil Mary Corbet Browne was still living at 19 Chapel Place, when she died at Ramsgate Hospital on 22 October 1953, aged 58, she was unmarried.