REID, Amelia Maria

1821 - 1896

Amelia Maria Reid, was born at Brightlingsea, Essex in 1821, daughter of George Reid, a West India merchant, and his wife Louisa née Oakeley (1787-1879), who married at St Mary, Marylebone, London on 6 November 1805. In 1851, Amelia was a 30 year old annuitant, living at Lower Portland Place, Clifton, Bristol with her 64 year old widowed mother Louisa, who was born in India. By 1871 Amelia, her mother and Amelia's 56 year old sister Helena Catherine had moved to 35 Montpellier Villas, Montpellier Grove, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire where their mother died on 22 January 1879. A member of the Ipswich Fine Art Club in 1888 and exhibited from Montpellier Grove, three paintings 'Gloucester Cathedral', 'Shrubland Park' and 'Interior of Gloucester Cathedral'. In 1891 Amelia and her sister were still living at the same address and where she died on 17 June 1896, aged 74.

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