HANBURY, Gertrude Emily Bateman

1860 - 1927

Gertrude Bateman-Hanbury, Lady Wood

Gertrude Emily Bateman Hanbury, was born at Brook Street, London, and baptised at Kelmarsh, Northampton on 26 February 1861, daughter of William Bateman Bateman-Hanbury, 2nd Baron Bateman (18261901) and his wife, Agnes Burrell, third daughter of General Sir Edward Kerrison, 1st Baronet of Eye, Suffolk who married on 15 May 1854. A member of Ipswich Fine Art Club 1887-1894 from Brome Hall, near Eye, Suffolk exhibiting from Eastcourt, Fonnereau Road, Ipswich in 1886 and 1888 four items of sculpture, metalwork and leatherwork and 1891-1894 her address is given as 74 Cornwell Road, Westbourne Park, London but does not seem to have exhibited again. In 1891, a 30 year old living at Brome Hall with three of her four brothers and six sisters. She married, as his second wife, at Brome on 11 February 1892, Sir John Wood (1857-1951), of Hengrave Hall, Suffolk who was created a baronet of Hengrave on 14 February 1918. Gertrude, Lady Wood, died at Marylebone, London on 15 March 1927, aged 66 and had two sons, Edmund Walter Hanbury Wood (1899-1947)and Geoffrey Edmund Fitzroy Wood (1900-1901).