1868 - 1960

As Ethel Kate Hill, she was born at Kingston, Surrey on 2 June 1868, youngest child of Henry Thomas Hill, an accountant, and his wife Catherine née Applegath, who married at Dartford, Kent in 1852. In 1881, a 12 year old living at 'Silverdale', 2 Surbiton Road, Kingston with her parents, 55 year old Thomas and 52 year old Catherine, with her four siblings, Alice Mary 25 who was born in South America, Dora Louisa 21, Mansfield 19 and Henry Pincott 15. She married at Kingston in 1897, Alan Ross Christopherson (29 November 1867-24 September 1941) and in 1911, a 42 year old, living at 59 Abbeygate Street, Bury St Edmund's, Suffolk with her 43 year old husband, a branch secretary. They had moved to Ipswich by 1933, but in 1939 were on a visit to Alan's brother's home at Lupton House, Sedbergh, Yorkshire. As Mrs. A. R. Christopherson, she exhibited at the Ipswich Art Club from 27 Tuddenham Road, Ipswich in 1933, two works 'Woodbury Common' and 'Hatford Mill' and was a member of the Ipswich Art Club in 1942 when of 136 Henley Road, Ipswich. She was living at The Gowans, Highfield Road, Sedburgh, Yorkshire when she died at The Royal Lancaster Infirmary on 18 February 1960, aged 91.