GOOLD, Philip Joseph

1918 - 2003

Philip Joseph Goold, was born at Islington, London on 30 May 1918, son of Henry Walter Goold, city housekeeper, and his wife Ada Mary née Welch, who married at Kensington, London in 1898 and in 1911 were living at 6 Canonbury Avenue, Canonbury, London. Philip studied at St Martin's School of Art (now Central St Martin's) in London before enlisting at the outbreak of the Second World War, being captured in 1940 and whilst in P.O.W. camps, continued his interest in art by painting scenery for the pantomimes which the prisoners produced. He married at Hertford in 1951, Patricia M. Hogan, having three sons and a daughter. A member of the Ipswich Art Club 1953-1962 and exhibited from Upper Lodge, Wetherden, Stowmarket, Suffolk in 1953, a watercolour 'Approaching Shower, Wye' and the following year from Mill Post, Hawstead, Bury St Edmund's, a watercolour 'The Last Load'. Philip was also a regular exhibitor at Bury St Edmund's and at Lavenham, Suffolk. He died at 'Mill Post', Whepstead Road, Hawstead, Suffolk in 2003.