WINCH, John Miller

1857 - 1934

John Miller Winch was born at 41 Priory Street, Colchester, Essex, in 1857, son of John Winch (1808-11 August 1870), a cabinet maker, and his wife Maria née Edwards (14 May 1820-1864), Maria was born at Washbrook, Suffolk and married at Colchester on 2 October 1849. In 1891, John was a photographer, living at 208 Magdalen Street, Colchester and ten years later at the same address, a 'foreign stamp dealer & artist' but by 1911 had moved to 19 Wellesley Road, Colchester. Painter in oil of landscapes, figures and animals and a member of Ipswich Art Club 1891-1930, exhibiting some thirty works 1891-1914 including in 1891 from St Botolph's House, Colchester, an oil 'Una Fiasca de Vino', in 1894 'The Hermit', in 1900 'Sleeping Michael, a Puppy' and 'Cat's Head', in 1914 he exhibited 'Old Roofs, Colchester' and he later moved to Woodland View, 101 Straight Road, Lexden, Colchester. He married at Colchester in 1921, Mary Jane Barton. John Miller Winch was of Woodland View, 101 Straight Road, Lexden, Colchester when he died at Crouch Street, Colchester on 15 October 1934, being survived by his widow.

Works by This Artist