CHADBURN, George Haworthe

1870 - 1950

George Haworthe Chadburn was born in Masbrough, Yorkshire on 13 June 1870, second child and only son of the three children of Revd James Chadburn (1839-25 October 1916) and his wife Grace Tetley (1845-4 July 1896), eldest daughter of George Greenwood Tetley of Hallcroft House, Addingham, Skipton, who married at Bolton Abbey Church, Skipton, Yorkshire on 30 May 1867, George's elder sister was Dr Mary Maud Chadburn, M.D. (1868-1957). George was educated at Mill Hill School, Middlesex and studied at St John's Wood School of Art, the Slade School of Fine Art, and the Royal Academy Schools, he also spent some time in Paris, where he attended Académie Julian under Jules Joseph Lefevre (1830-1911) and Tony Robert-Fleury (1837-1911). He then spent five years on the staff of the Technical Education Board, London County Council School of Arts and Crafts and from 1914 a Member of the Art Workers Guild. A landscape and portrait painter and an illustrator, and as Hawthorne Chadburn he exhibited at the Royal Academy; the Royal Society of British Artists 1901-1908, where he exhibited a series of landscapes, and at the Paris Salon becoming a member of the Union Internationale des Beaux Arts. He married at Islington, London in 1899, Mabel Chadburn née Harwood and their daughter Joan Jessie Chadburn (1900-1980), married in 1932 the Suffolk artist Cecil Howard Lay. In 1911, as Haworthe Chadburn, he was a 41-year-old artist painter, living at 47 Haverstock Hill, Hampstead with his 33-year-old wife Mabel and their three children, Joan 10, Paul 8 and Marcus 4, all born at Hampstead and by 1921 was living at Middleton, Saxmundham, Suffolk. When his father died in 1916, he left over £100,000 with the income to his three children then the capital to his five grandchildren. As Haworthe Chadburn he exhibited from Marsh Acres, Middleton, near Saxmundham, Suffolk at Ipswich Art Club in 1932, an oil, 'A Suffolk Common' and in 1933 another oil 'North Wales'. In 1939, a retired artist living at Channel Cottage, Lower Drive, Dawlish, Devon with his artist wife Mabel. His other major interest was horticulture, and he won the Dykes Medal for Horticulture in 1934 and 1941 and was a well-known Iris breeder. George Haworthe Chadburn died at High Croft, Budleigh, Salterton, Devon on 29 January 1950 and was buried at St Peter's Burial Ground, Budleigh.

Royal Academy Exhibits
from Braziers, Chippersfield, King's Langley, Hertfordshire
1903 70 Westleton Common
         334 My Wife
1906 347 Llanbedros
1908 138 Card Madryn
         568 Paul Chadburn
from 47 Haverstock Hill, Northwest London
1910 425 'Clear and laughing shadow and dreaming pool'
1911 504 Portraits in Profile
1916 504 Portrait of a Boy
from 26 Willow Road, Northwest London
1919 592 Westleton Common

Works by This Artist