1860 - 1943

John B. Greene, was born at Dublin, Ireland on 16 March 1860, son of William Greene (1819-1881), a civil engineer who was born on the Isle of Wight, and his wife Grace Mary (1829-1905), who was born in Ireland. A member of the Ipswich Art Club 1890-1891 and in 1890 exhibited from 5 Newton Grove, Westbourne Grove, Paddington, London five paintings, 'A Member of the Primrose League', 'A Tea Party', 'Kathleen', 'Flowers of the Field' and an oil 'The Edge of the Wood'. In 1891, a 30 year old artist painter, living at 5 Newton Grove, with his 60 year old mother Grace, a widow. In 1901, 73 year old Grace was living at 6 St Stephen's Crescent, Paddington, where she died in 1905, with her 40 year old son John B. Greene, an unmarried artist painter. He seems to have given up art and, like his father, became a mining engineer. He died at Bristol, Gloucestershire in 1943, aged 82.