1888 - 1963

William Francis Vere Kebbell, was born at Brisbane, Queensland, Australia on 20 July 1888, son of Charles Kebbell and in 1901, as Vere Kebble, was living at 16 York Road, Hove, Sussex with his 33 year old widowed mother Edith, who was born in Calcutta. He studied at Byam Shaw and at Vicat School of Art and during his painting career was known as Vere Kebbell. In 1911, 'of indendent means', living with his future in-laws, Charles Edward and Eleanor Robertia Myring, at 5 Grange Park, Ealing and he married at Ealing St Mary Church, London in 1914, Hilda Robertina Myring (1892-1958) and had two children, Charles Denys Vere (1915-2002) and Joan Betty [Taylor (1923-1998)]. A portrait specialist and a member of the Ipswich Art Club 1922-1926, exhibiting from 17 Longridge Road, Earls Court, London SW5 two oil paintings, 'A Sketch at Burford' and 'Jug-Still Life'. He was also a member and exhibitor at the Pastel Society having other exhibitions at Royal Academy, Royal Institute of Oil Painters, International Society of Sculptors, Painters and Gravers and at the Walker Gallery, Liverpool. In 1939, an artist, still living at 5 Grange Park, Ealing, London where he was still living when he died at King Edward Hospital, Ealing on 29 March 1963. His brother was Dr Charles Frederick Vivian Kebbell.

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