1897 - 1961

Henry Guy Apthorpe, was born at 1 Gonville Place, Cambridge on 5 November 1897, son of Henry Campion Apthorpe [q.v.], a director of a cement company, and his wife Anna Margaret née Symonds, who married at Thelveton, Norfolk on 28 January 1897. In 1911, a scholar, living with his parents and siblings at Trinity House, Hills Road, Cambridge. He married at Cambridge in 1932, Edith Hilda MacIntosh and they moved to 'Sunnyside', Palgrave, Suffolk. An auctioneer, valuer and estate agent at Diss, Norfolk and in 1926 he opened a branch of his auctioneering business Symonds & Apthorpe at Eye, Suffolk in which he was the manager. In 1939, an estate agent & auctioneer, living at 'Sunnyside', Palgrave with his wife Edith. A gifted watercolour artist and a member and exhibitor at the Norfolk & Norwich Art Circle 1936-1961 from Palgrave, Suffolk and was an acquaintance of Sir Alfred Munnings [q.v.] and owned several of his works. Guy died at Palgrave on 22 January 1961, aged 63 and his wife Edith, who was born on 21 July 1890, died at Raydon House Nursing Home, Ipswich on 14 June 1980.