ROE, Muriel Alice Gordon

1885 - 1960

Muriel Alice Gordon Roe, was born on 10 December 1885 and baptised at Weaverham, Cheshire on 29 March 1886, daughter of Revd Robert Gordon Roe (5 July 1860-19 May 1927) and his wife Isabel Alice Kysh (17 August 1860-11 January 1938), daughter of John Anthony Kysh, who married at Fulham, London on 24 May 1884. A member and exhibitor of some 14 works at the Norfolk & Norwich Art Club 1906-1909 from King's Lynn, Norfolk and from Leiston Rectory, Suffolk, a living that her father had take over from her future husband. Muriel married at St Margaret's Church, Leiston on 4 January 1910, Revd Ralph Brown Forster (1863-1922), rector of Kessingland, late perpetual curate at Leiston. In 1911, Muriel was a 26 year old, living at Kessingland Rectory, Lowestoft, Suffolk with her 46 year old husband Ralph and their newly born daughter Muriel Carol Isabel, born at Kessingland on 24 December 1910. In the 1911 census Ralph place of birth is noted as Middleston, Suffolk when it was actually Middlesbrough and Muriel's as Badwell Ash, Suffolk when it was actually Weaverham, Cheshire. Her husband died at Kessingland Rectory on 6 August 1922 and she married at Blofield, Norfolk on 26 April the following year, 42 year old bachelor George Julian Pytches (21 December 1880-21 February 1965), gentleman. In 1939 they were living at Westcliffe House, Ruskington, East Kesteven, Lincolnshire. Muriel Alice Pytches died at 6 Bacton Road, Felixstowe, Suffolk on 3 March 1960, aged 74.