SLOCOMBE, Shirley Charles Lewelyn

1872 - 1935

Shirley Charles Lewelyn Slocombe, was born at Islington, London in 1872, son of artist & etcher Frederick Albert Slocombe (1847-13 July 1920) and his wife Elizabeth Ann née Griffith, who married at Conway, Caernarvonshire in 1866. In 1881, an 8 year old, living at 2 West End Green, Hampstead, London with his parents 41(sic) year old Frederick and 43 year old Elizabeth and his four siblings, Theresa Maria 13, Alfred 10, Elizabeth and Jane both 5, all born at Hampstead, with his mother-in-law Ann Griffin 82. Slocombe studied at the Royal Academy Schools from 26 January 1892 until January 1897 and was elected an Associate Member of the Royal College of Art in 1901, remaining an Associate until 1917. In 1901, a 28 year old artist, lodging at 40 Abingdon Villas, Kensington, London and he married at Kensington in 1910, Norwich born Georgina Maria Mellersh (8 January 1875-1 August 1950) and in 1911 residing at a hotel at 160 Cromwll Road, Kensington with his 36 year old wife. A member of Ipswich Art Club 1897-1902 and exhibited from 3 Scarsdale Studio's, Stratford Road, Kensington in 1898, 'Albert Slocombe, Esq. R.A.' and in 1900 'J. B. Fraser, Esq.' [Joseph Brownsmith Fraser (1843-1918) the Ipswich house furnisher], 'A Gem of the Deep' and 'Minnie', and in 1901 'Joy' and 'Day Dreams' all oils. He died at Kensington, London in 1935, aged 63 and in 1939, his widow was living at 5/6 Observatory Gardens, Kensington.
There has been noted another Shirley C. L. Slocombe (1849-1923) but nothing can be discovered in Birth Marriage & Death and other official records of him.




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