1911 - 2009

Cyril Harrington, was born at Oldham, Lancashire in 1911, son of John Harrington, ironfounder, and his wife May née Holme, who married at Oldham in 1910. He became associated with the Clapham Art Group in North Yorkshire. Cyril served in the Second World War being taken prisoner-of-war and was incarcerated with the notable Douglas Bader. After demobilisation, Cyril was a teacher of art and architecture at Giggleswick School, Settle, North Yorkshire and on his retirement came to live at Woodbridge in Suffolk. Group leader of the Ufford Painting Group in 1987, who held their exhibitions at The Barn, Parkside, Lower Ufford, Suffolk and he exhibited at the Ipswich Art Club from 1 Primrose Cottages, Bredfield, Woodbridge in 1979, 'Watersplash, Grundisburgh' and from The Flat, Watering Golf Lane, Aldeburgh in 1980 'Derelict Meadow, Ufford'. He later lived at Grove Court, Woodbridge where he died on 28 February 2009, aged 97.