GAYE, Howard

1848 - 1925

Howard Gaye, was born at St Matthew's Rectory, Ipswich on 15 September and baptised on 17 October 1848, fifth child of Revd Charles Hicks Gaye, rector of St Matthew's church, Ipswich, and his first wife Jane Trimmer née Howard (1807-1852), Charles married secondly in 1855, Elizabeth née Shuttleworth. Howard was an architect who worked upon Suffolk churches including All Saints' Ashbocking; St Peter's Carlton Colville; St Mary's Great Wratting; All Saints' Hemley and St Lawrence in Dial Lane, Ipswich. He and his sister, author Selina Gaye (1840-1914), moved to London and in 1881, were living at 11 Sevington Street, Sutherland Gardens, Kensington and they moved to various addresses in Paddington over the years. An exhibitor at Ipswich Art Club from Sevington Street in 1881, two watercolours 'Part of the Old Pier at Southwold' and 'Old Oak Screen, Gresford Church', in 1882 three watercolours 'Burnham Beeches', 'An Autumn Afternoon' and 'An Autumn Morning', in 1883 two watercolours 'Royal Tombs, Westminster Abbey' and 'Westminster Abbey' and being elected a member in 1884 was regular exhibitor and a prolific exhibitor of watercolours until 1915. He died at 24 Leamington Road Villas, Westbourne Park, Paddington, London on 6 December 1925, aged 77.

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