BURRELL, Florence

1867 - 1941

Florence Burrell was born at Fornham St Martin, Suffolk on 24 March 1867 and baptised on 26 April 1867, second daughter of Walton Burrell (7 May 1837-3 December 1925), a gentleman farmer, and his wife Ellen Cowen (1837-2 December 1923), younger child of Robert Cowen of Nottingham, who married at St Peter's Church, Thetford, Norfolk on 24 April 1862, Florence was a sister of Ellen Burrell. Florence was educated at The Cedars School, Anglesea Road, Ipswich where, in 1881 she was a 14-year-old boarder. As Miss F. E. Burrell she exhibited at the Bury St Edmund's Fine Art Society in 1887 three animal portraits 'Belle', 'Pop', 'Ichabod'. In 1891, a 24-year-old, living at New Hall Farm, Village Street, Fornham St Martin near Bury St Edmund's with her parents, 53-year-old Walton and 53-year-old Ellen, with siblings Ellen Marion 26, Catherine 19, Frank 17, Evelyn 16, Maud C. 15, Louise 14, Mabel 12, and Duncan 10, all born at Fornham St Martin. Florence, a trained nurse at London's Wigmore Institute, married at St Thomas's Church, Regent's Street, London on 10 October 1899, Charles Webb (1852-31 December 1913), a stockbroker from Epsom, Surrey, and in 1901, 34-year-old Florence and her 49-year-old husband Charles, were staying at the Mandeville Hotel, 8 Mandeville Place, Marylebone, London. In 1911 they were living at 8 Pelham Place, Kensington, London with two servants, but they had no children. Her husband died in 1913 and in 1939, Florence was a widow, living at Aveing Lodge, Hadley Road, Sheringham, Norfolk with some other members of the Burrell family. Florence Webb died in Surrey in 1941.