VICKERS, Hilda Louise

1874 - 1969

As Hilda Louise Elmslie, she was born at Kensington, London on 4 December 1874, daughter of Edmund Wallace Elmslie (1819-1889) and his wife Theodora Harriett née Price (1839-1922), who married at Great Malvern, Worcestershire on 17 September 1862. In 1901, a 27 year old, living at 36 Lansdown Crescent, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire with her 61 year old widowed mother Harriett Theodora 'living on own means'. Hilda married at Cheltenham in 1907, Aubrey Vickers (23 September 1878-31 January 1968), an Indian Army officer. A painter in oils and a member of the Ipswich Art Club 1936-1939, exhibiting from 'Ashwells', Terling, Essex in 1936, 'Still Life', in 1937 'Midhurst' and 'Essex Harvest' and in 1938 'The Pool in the Wood' and again 'Essex Harvest'. In 1939, she was still living at Ashwells, Terling, Braintree with her husband Aubrey, a retired Indian army officer and farmer of 153 acres. She died at Buckfield Nursing Home, West Hill Road, Lyme Regis, Dorset on 8 January 1969, aged 95.