NEWBERY, Evan Robert Garrood

1904 - 1988

Born at Blackwood, Bedwellty, Monmouthshire on 23 May 1904, son of Robert Newbery and his wife Ada Susie née Garrood (1870-1971), who married in Mutford, Suffolk in 1901. In 1911, Evan was a 6 year old living at Green Farm, Saxtead, Suffolk with his parents, 38 year old Robert, a farmer, and 41 year old Ada Susie, with his three siblings, William 8, born Monmouth, George 4 born Suffolk and Lucy 2, born Malpas, Cheshire. Educated at Framlingham College, Suffolk and studied art at Borough Road Polytechnic; Hammersmith School of Building and Arts and Crafts, Spring Grove Polytechnic and Harrow School of Art after which he returned to Suffolk. He exhibited at the Royal Acadamy, in the provinces and in America. In 1939 a school master living at a guest house, Malaya Rest House, Exeter Road, Dawlish, Devon, with four other school masters. He married twice, at Ipswich in 1929, Kathleen Irene Davies (1906-1988), they had two sons and a daughter, and secondly at Woodbridge in 1972, Jean Audrey Duddy. He lived at Summer Lane, Bromeswell, Woodbridge, Suffolk where he died in 1988.

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