GORE, Millicent Sophia

1870 - 1966

Millicent Sophia Gore, was born at The Grange, Sandy Lane, Bacton, Smallburgh, Norfolk in 1870, daughter of Lieut Col Frederick William Gore (1826-1909) and his wife, Millicent (1845-1908), daughter of Sir Robert Miller Mundy, who married at Devizes, Wiltshire in 7 January 1868. By 1881, they had moved from Norfolk to 2 Lezayre Mount, Lezayre, Isle of Man, Frederick, a 55 year old retired infantry officer, with his 34 year old wife Millicent and two children, 12 year old Leicester and 11 year old Millicent Sophia. A member of the Ipswich Art Club 1897-1898, exhibiting from Brookside, Barnes, Surrey, two pictures in 1897 'Bishop's Tomb, Westminster Abbey' and 'Nave of Rye Church' and two in 1898 'Waiting' and 'A Bite'. In 1901, a 31 year old, living at 19 Beverley Road, Barnes, with her 52[sic] year old mother and they kept three indoor servants. Gore has an impressive exhibition list showing at Dudley Gallery; Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool; Royal Academy; Royal Society of British Artists; Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours; Royal Institute of Oil Painters and The Society of Women Artists. She married at St James The Less, Thorndike Street, Westminster, London on 6 July 1904, Percival Hedley Anderson (1860-1964) and spent the first few years of her marriage in Canada, where two of her children were born in 1905 and 1908. Her husband was a temporary captain during the First World War and died at Villa Bressani, Brissago, Ticino, Switzerland on 20 November 1964 and Millicent died at 21b Palmeira Court, Hove, Sussex on 31 March 1966, 18 months after her husband, they had three daughters. Her later paintings were under the title of Millicent Gore Anderson or Millicent Anderson.

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