HAMMOND, Emily Blanche

1848 - 1930

Emily Blanche Hammond, known as Blanche to avoid confusion with her mother, was born at Newmarket, Suffolk and baptised at St Mary's church, Newmarket on 1 March 1848, daughter of Charles Eaton Hammond and his wife Emily Law Hammond née Plumpton, Emily was a sister of Margaretta Ruth Hammond. A member of the Ipswich Fine Art Club 1876-1879 and as Miss Hammond exhibited from Newmarket in 1875, 'Still Life', 'Home', 'Annie Lee' and 'Suffolk Labourers Locked Out', in 1876 'Study from Life' and another untitled and in 1877 'Shady' and 'Repose' and an oil 'The Chairman Asleep'. She also exhibited as a member from The Bank, Newmarket in 1883 an oil 'Study of a Head'. Emily was living with her widowed father at High Street, Newmarket until her father's death on 17 October 1912. Emily Blanche Hammond died at Lincoln Lodge, Newmarket on 10 March 1930, aged 82, she was unmarried.