GREEN, Lucy Raywood

1867 - 1957

Lucy Raywood Green was born at Rounhay, Leeds, Yorkshire on 14 March 1867, daughter of Richard Green (1829-6 September 1903), farmer, magistrate, and High Sheriff, and his first wife Jane née Bowser (1838-1873), who married at Barnet in 1861. Lucy's father Richard was baptised at Royston, Yorkshire on 3 February 1829, son of Joseph Green and Jane née Raywood and at his death in 1903 he left over 275,000. In 1871, Lucy was a 4-year-old, living at Westfield, Chapel Allerton, Leeds with her parents, 42-year-old Richard and 33-year-old Jane, and siblings Charles Edwin 5 and Richard Malcolm 2, and they kept six indoor servants, they had a further daughter, Frances Hilda. Her mother died at Leeds in 1873, aged 36 when her father married secondly at St Mary le Tower, Ipswich on 29 August 1876, Constance Sophia Cobbold (1845-28 December 1930), daughter of John Chevalier Cobbold of Holywells, Ipswich. In 1881 her father and stepmother were living at The Whittern, Lyonshall, Herefordshire, when young Lucy was boarding at a girl's school at 10 Sussex Square, Brighton, Sussex. Lucy was a member of the Ipswich Art Club in 1894 from Lyonshall, but does not seem to have exhibited. In 1901, a 34-year-old, living at The Whittern, Lyonshall with her father and 55-year-old stepmother Constance, who was born at Ipswich, and her 29-year-old sister Frances. In 1939, Lucy was living at 9 Dunsford Place, Bath, Somerset, and she died at The Wardens, Kingsland, Herefordshire on 2 January 1957, aged 89, she was unmarried.