BARTLET, Lucy Elizabeth

1837 - 1911

Lucy Elizabeth Townley, was baptised at St Margaret's church, King's Lynn, Norfolk on 8 March 1837, daughter of Jonathan Townley, treasurer of the County Courts, and his wife Lucy née Taylor. She married at Lakenham, Norfolk on 2 May 1860, Dr John Henry Bartlet, an Ipswich physician, and in 1881 living at 3 Museum Street, Ipswich with her 51 year old husband and they kept four indoor servants. As Lucy Bartlet, a member of the Ipswich Fine Art Club 1875-1876, exhibiting in 1875 two drawings 'Autumn' and one untitled and in 1876, another drawing 'Beneath those rugged Elms'. She died at her home Birkfield, Belstead Road, Ipswich on 7 January 1911, aged 74 and her husband died at Birkfield, Ipswich on 27 Mary 1917, aged 87. They had no children and he left 272,430, including a legacy for the erection of the Bartlet Convalescent Home at Felixstowe.