1844 - 1923

Lucy Mary Phillipps was born at Stoke Hall, Ipswich in 1844 and baptised at St Mary Stoke, Ipswich on 26 December 1844, daughter of Lieut. Col. Henry Phillipps (1806-12 June 1877), an army officer, and his wife Lucy Burch née Smyth (3 September 1810-1 February 1894), who married at Stoke Church, Ipswich on 4 March 1841. Together with her sister Isabella Phillipps, as the Missies Phillipps, members and exhibitors at Ipswich Fine Art Club 1875-1876, from Sproughton, Suffolk and may have exhibited but they are conflated with Miss, Mrs &c., such as 'Blakenham Mill, West Side', 'Solitude' and 'The Southwold Monument, Barking Church', all 1876. In 1891, Lucy was living at the Manor House, Bramford Road, Sproughton with her 80-year-old widowed mother Lucy, and her siblings 42-year-old Edward Pye Phillipps and her now married sister Isabella Percival. Lucy Mary Phillipps died at 1 Chesham Street, Chelsea, London on 19 January 1923, aged 78, she was unmarried.