1864 - 1959

Ellen Marion Burrell was born at Fornham St Martin, Suffolk on 14 August 1864 and baptised on 17 August 1864, eldest daughter of Walton Burrell (7 May 1837-3 December 1925), a gentleman farmer, and his wife Ellen Cowen (1837-2 December 1923), younger daughter of Robert Cowen of Nottingham, who married at St Peter's Church, Thetford, Norfolk on 24 April 1862. Young Ellen was a sister to Florence Burrell. As Ella Burrell, in 1887 she exhibited at the Bury St Edmund's Fine Art Society 'View near Thetford' the picture being described as 'a charming river scene'. In 1891, a 26-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 Florence 24, Catherine 19, Frank 17, Evelyn 16, Maud C. 15, Louise 14, Mabel 12, and Duncan 10, all born at Fornham St Martin. She married at Fornham St Martin Church on 4 October 1900, Revd Henry Lonsdale Boldero (23 March 1868-7 August 1952) of Holy Trinity, Maidstone and in 1911 was living at The Rectory, Dymchurch, Kent with her 43-year-old husband Henry and 5-year-old daughter Monica Frances Faith, born at Dymchurch on 6 October 1905 but by 1921 had moved on to The Vicarage, Woodnesborough, Kent. Ellen Marion Boldero died at 6 Douglas Road, Herne Bay, Kent on 28 January 1959, leaving her estate to her unmarried daughter Monica, their only son Henry Walton Boldero had died on 20 March 1914, aged 12.