SCOTT, Charles Hamilton

1877 - 1954

Charles Hamilton Scott was born at Henfield, Sussex on 29 April 1877 and baptised, together with his brother Robert, at St Matthew's, Croydon on 4 June 1879, son of James Scott (1826-22 April 1912), gentleman, and his wife Charlotte née Parker (1837-1904) who were then living at Chestham, Park Hill Rise, Croydon and who had married at Southwark, London in 1856. Charles was educated at Framlingham College in Suffolk winning the Wallace Prize for Drawing in 1893. A member of the Old Framlinghamians and member of the Council since its formation in 1900 and a trustee since 1908 and its president 1915-1916. A stockbroker and a member of the London Stock Exchange 1901-1939. In 1911, a 34-year-old stockbroker, living at Serena Grove Road, Sutton, Surrey with his 85-year-old widowed father, and siblings Charlotte 54 and Rosalie 40, all unmarried. In 1939 a stockbroker living at Shaw Wood Cottage, Hazel End, Saffron Walden, Essex. A member of the Bishop's Stortford Art Society he exhibited at the Royal Academy and an exhibition of his landscapes was held at Framlingham in 1947 and he exhibited at the 'Paintings of East Anglia' exhibition at the Phoenix Art Gallery, Lavenham, Suffolk in 1952 'Cherry Blossom'. Charles Hamilton Scott died at The Studio, Farnham Green, Bishop's Stortford, Essex on 6 June 1954. His painting of Framlingham has been incorrectly attributed to Charles Hepburn Scott, a Canadian artist.

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