MOORE, Constance Sarah

1854 - 1935

Constance Sarah Moore was born at St George's Southwark, London in 1854, daughter of Constantine Moore (1826-1875), a butcher, and his wife Sarah Bloomfield Newson (13 August 1831-22 June 1881), second daughter of John Newson of Pimlico, who married a St George's Hanover Square, London on 3 September 1850. In 1861, Constance was a 6-year-old at a boarding school at Castle Street, Woodbridge, Suffolk whilst her parents, 35-year-old Constantine and 30-year-old Sarah were living at 26a London Road, Southwark. In 1871, Constance was a music assistant at Queen's College, Finsbury Square, London. Constance's parents divorced in December 1872 and her father died in 1875 when Sarah was living at Hasketon, near Woodbridge with her 82-year-old widowed mother Maria Newson. In 1881, her mother Sarah was living at Hasketon with her children Fanny 29, Constance 26, Antoinette 24, Kate 23 and Edwin 19. Constance was a member of the Ipswich Art Club 1890-1896 and exhibited in 1890 from 51 Fonnereau Road, Ipswich 'Neutral Bay, Sydney, New South Wales' and 'Angel Hill, St Clement's' and in 1895 ‘Cromer, Norfolk’. In 1891, together with her 33-year-old sister Kate Bloomfield Moore, were still living at 51 Fonnereau Road. Constance married at Lambeth, London in 1897, as his second wife, John Popham Swindale (1842-17 December 1911) and in 1911, a 56-year-old, living at 44 Warrington Road, Ipswich with her 69-year-old husband, then a retired surgeon, and two domestic servants, husband John died there on 17 December that year. Constance Sarah Swindale died at 44 Warrington Road, Ipswich on 3 June 1935, aged 80.