NEWBERY, Evan Robert Garrood

1904 - 1988

Evan Robert Garrood Newbery, was 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, Suffolk in 1972, Jean Audrey Duddy. He lived at Summer Lane, Bromeswell, Woodbridge, Suffolk and he died at 9 Briarwood Road, Woodbridge on 14 April 1988.

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