APTHORPE, Henry Campion

1863 - 1921

Henry Campion Apthorpe, was born at Cambridge in 1863, son of William Henry Apthorpe (1834-1914), a brewer & spirit merchant, and his wife Ellen née Postans (1838-1936), who married at Newmarket St Mary, Suffolk on 29 May 1862. He married at Thelveton, Norfolk on 28 January 1897, Anna Margaret Symonds and in 1901, a retired brewer living at 1 Gonville Place, Cambridge with his wife Anna, 3 year old son Henry Guy [q.v.] and 2 year old daughter Ellen Marjorie and ten years later a director of a laundry company living with his family and a new son, 8 year old Reginald George, at Trinity House, Hills Road, Cambridge. A member of Ipswich Art Club 1899-1902 and exhibited from Clairmont, Cambridge in 1899, five oil paintings 'A Suffolk Meadow', 'Euston, Suffolk', 'Near Richmond, Surrey', 'Fakenham, Suffolk' and 'A Restful Corner'; in 1900 four oils 'Mellis Common, Norfolk', 'Houghton Mill, Huntingdon' and two entitled 'Newton Flotman'; in 1901 he exhibited from Gunside Place, Cambridge two oils 'The Green Dragon Inn, Chesterton' and 'Ditton Corner, near Cambridge' and from 1 Gonville Place, Cambridge in 1902 three oils 'Billingford Mill', 'Billingford Corner' and again 'A Restful Corner'. Also a member of the Norfolk & Norwich Art Circle 1898-1900. He died at Chesterton, Cambridgeshire on 5 January 1921, and his wife died at the home of her son, Henry Guy Apthorpe [q.v.], at Palgrave, Suffolk in 1962, aged 89.

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