TAYLOR, Ellen Agnes

1856 - 1933

Ellen Agnes Taylor, was born at Manningtree, Essex in 1856, daughter of Charles Taylor, a bank manager and timber merchant, and his wife Ellen née Deane, who married at Colchester in 1852. In 1861, a 4 year old, living at The Bank, High Street, Manningtree with her parents, 34 year old Charles and 38 year old Ellen with three siblings, Charles Walter 8, Mary 4 and Anna Elizabeth 1, all born at Manningtree, Charles and Ellen had two further children, and were still living at the Bank in 1871. By 1881 they had moved to Mistley House, High Street, Mistley which adjoins Manningtree and were still there in 1891 with daughter, 35 year old Ellen. A member of the Ipswich Fine Art Club 1888-1893 but exhibiting from 1883 from Mistley Abbey [House] two table lots 'Primroses and Wood Anemones' and a pair with 'Primroses' also exhibiting in 1888 from Mistley House two paintings, 'River Sketch, Mistley' and 'Mistley'. Ellen and her widowed mother were still living at Mistley House in 1911. Ellen was of North House, The Walls, Manningtree when she died at 4 St James's Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent on 10 July 1933, aged 77, she was unmarried.