WALTERS, John Paton

1903 - 1993

John Paton Walters was born at Streatham, London on 21 November 1903, son of Harold Paton Walters (22 March 1872-30 June 1961), a chartered accountant, and his wife Mary Edith Donaldson (23 November 1873-6 October 1963), daughter of Andrew Brown Donaldson, who married at the Church of St Mary the Virgin, Primrose Hill, Hampstead on 5 October 1899, John was a grandson of artist George Stanfield Walters (1838-1924). In 1911, John was a 7-year-old, living at 5 Lewin Road, Streatham with his parents, 39-year-old Harold and 38-year-old Mary and in 1921 his parents were living at 52 Alleyn Road, Dulwich with his sibling brother Richard Twining Walters 19, when John was being educated at Dulwich College. He married in Aberdeen Scotland on 21 November, Charlotte Alison Cunningham (26 August 1907-1984), daughter of Major Thomas Latimer Cunningham of Piltdown. Walters was a member of the Ipswich Art Club 1970-1973 and exhibited from 'Meadowside', Ufford Place, Woodbridge, Suffolk in 1970, two works 'The Sandlings' and 'Christmas Morning, M'dina, Malta', in 1971 'Cliff Quay, Ipswich' and in 1973 'Fruit Market, Zagreb', 'Grand Canal, Venice' and 'Chanticleer' all watercolours. John Paton Walters died at Highlands, FitzGerald Road, Woodbridge, Suffolk on 17 October 1993 and buried in Saintsí Church burial ground, Little Bealings, Woodbridge.