FORSTER, Muriel Alice

1886 - 1960

As Muriel Alice Roe, she was born at Weaverham, Cheshire on 10 December 1885 and baptised on 29 March 1886, eldest child of Revd Robert Gordon Roe (5 July 1860-19 May 1927), and his wife Isabel Alice née Kysh (17 August 1860-11 January 1938), who was born in India and married at Fulham, London in 1885. In 1891, a 5 year old, living at Badwell Ash Vicarage in Suffolk with her parents, 30 year old Robert and 27[sic] year old Isabel, with two siblings, Robert Gordon 3, born Middlesex and Maud Beatrice 2, born Ipswich. Muriel married at Kessingland, Suffolk in 1910, Revd Ralph Brown Forster (c.1863-6 August 1922) and in 1911, the 26 year old wife of 46 year old Ralph, living at Kessingland Rectory with their newly born daughter, Muriel Carol Isabel. As Mrs Muriel A. Forster, a member and exhibitor at the Norfolk & Norwich Art Circle 1910-1920 from Kessingland, Suffolk. Her husband died at Kessingland in 1922, aged 59 and the following year she married at Blofield, Norfolk, George Julian Pytches (21 December 1880-21 February 1965), an R.A.F. officer and in 1924 Muriel is listed at the Norfolk & Norwich Art Circle as Mrs Pytches of Ruskington, Lincolnshire. In 1939, they were living at Westcliffe House, East Kesteven, Lincolnshire. Her husband became a college lecturer and Muriel died at 6 Bacton Road, Felixstowe, on 3 March 1960, aged 74 and her husband died at The Yews, 37 South Road, Taunton, Somerset on 21 February 1965.