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. Richard was baptised at Royston, Yorkshire on 3 February 1829, son of Joseph Green and Jane née Raywood and at his death 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 another daughter Frances Hilda. Her mother died at Leeds in 1873, aged 36. Her father married secondly at Ipswich in 1876, Constance Sophia, daughter of John Chevalier Cobbold of Holywells, Ipswich and in 1881 they 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 step-mother Constance, who was born at Ipswich, and her 29 year old sister Frances. In 1939, living at 9 Dunsford Place, Bath, Somerset and she died at The Wardens, Kingsland, Herefordshire on 2 January 1957, aged 89, she was unmarried.