GLENN, Alfred George

1909 - 2002

Alfred George Glenn, was born at Heaton, Newcastle-on-Tyne, Northumberland on 29 September 1909, youngest of the four children of William Jones Glenn (29 November 1874-9 December 1965), life assurance district manager, and his wife Annie Isabella née Pender (10 September 1872-28 March 1957), who married at Toxteth Park, Lancashire in 1897 and in 1939 the family including Walter John [q.v.] and Alfred were living at 'The Talwrn', 281 Colchester Road, Ipswich. In 1911, a 1 year old, living at 236 Chillingham Road, Heaton, Newcastle-on-Tyne with his parents, 36 year old William and 38 year old Annie, and his three siblings Winifred Annie 12, William Pender 10 and Walter John 4. Although not a member of Ipswich Art Club he exhibited from 'The Talwrn', Colchester Road, Ipswich in 1933, a caricature 'Walter J. Glenn'. An assistant manager at a wholesale provision merchant, he married in 1947, Kathleen Hetherington and died at Ipswich on 28 October 2002. This caricature is probably a 'one-off' as no further exhibits have been found.