PHILLIPPS, Isabella

1847 - 1922

Isabella Phillipps, was born at Stoke Hall, Ipswich in 1847 and baptised at St Mary Stoke Church, Ipswich on 10 May 1847, youngest 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 Lucy Mary [q.v.] 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. She married at Sproughton Parish Church on 23 October 1884, Francis William Percival (1843-21 February 1929), F.S.A., barrister-at-law, and in 1891 was living, together with their 5 year old son, Edward Horace Percival, and her 80 year old widowed mother Lucy, and her siblings 42 year old Edward Pye Phillipps and 46 year old Lucy Mary, both unmarried, at the Manor House, Bramford Road, Sproughton. Their only son Edward died at 2 Southwick Place, Hyde Park, London on 9 March 1900, aged 14. She died at 1 Chesham Street, Chelsea, London on 15 October 1922, aged 75.