WARDEN, Evelina Eleanor

1873 - 1977

As Evelina Eleanor Pyne, also known as Eva Nellie, she was born at Pemberton Road, East Moseley, Surrey on 13 January 1873, second daughter of Thomas Pyne and his first wife Katherine (Kate) Susan Salter (1848-1888), youngest daughter of Edwin William Salter, who married at St John the Baptist Church, Kentish Town on 21 March 1871. In 1881, Evelina was an 8-year-old, living at 56 Upper Park Road, Hampstead with her parents, 37-year-old Thomas and 32-year-old Katharine and two sibling sisters, Katharine Annie 9 and Mary Florence 7. Her mother Kate died in 1888 and in 1891 her father took a second wife Elizabeth Mary Griffiths. In 1891 the family were still living at 56 Upper Park Road, Hampstead when the three girls are noted as 'art students'. In 1901, Evelina was a 28-year-old portrait painter, living at 82 Huddleston Road, Islington, London with her two sisters Annie 29 and Mary 26, both satin wood painters, their father and stepmother are missing from the 1901 census due to their move to Dedham, Essex. Evelina Eleanor (Eva Nellie) married at Islington in 1901, Alexander Warden (8 May 1874-9 May 1959) and in 1911, a 38-year-old living at Cathcart Hill North, Islington with her 36-year-old husband, a clerkship, who was born at Chittagony, India and their two daughters Marjorie Catherine 7 and (Eva)lena Mary (born 6 September 1904). As Eva Pyne (Mrs Warden) she exhibited at the Royal Academy and as Eva Warden, a member of the Ipswich Art Club 1929-1934 exhibiting from 40 Park Chase, Wembley Park, London in 1929, six works three oils 'Study and Fruit', 'Loganberries' and 'Portrait Study' and three miniatures 'Happy Hours', 'A Court Lady' and 'Portrait of a Child', six pictures in 1930, six in 1931 and in 1932 six pictures 'A Lady of Yesterday', 'Coquette', 'A Water Baby', 'Water Nymph', 'Princess Elizabeth' and 'My Father' and in 1933 four small pictures 'My Daughter Lena', 'Self Portrait', 'The Little Bridesmaid' and 'Hillery', her last four exhibits were in 1934 'Hilary', 'Bambino', 'Snow Drop' and 'Ellar'. In 1939, she was living at 'Aysgarth', Woodstock Road, Ploughley, Oxfordshire with her husband Alexander, and her unmarried sister Katharine Annie. Her husband died at The Grange, Mickfield, Suffolk in 1959 and Eveline Eleanor Warden followed in 1977.

Royal Academy Exhibits
from 21 Lesley Road, East Finchley, North London
1905 1206 Marjorie Warden - watercolour
1906 1120 Marjorie - watercolour
         1134 Miss Annie Pyne - watercolour
1907 1153 Ena and Marjorie - watercolour
from 27 Cathcart Hill, Dartmouth Park Hill, North London
1910 1039 Spring - miniature
1911 1284 A Lady in Olden Times - watercolour
from 10 Glenhurst Avenue, Highgate Road, North London
1913 1443 Joyce - watercolour