GREEN, Royston

1916 - 1949

Royston Green, was born at Medway, Kent in 1916, son of Cyril P. Green and his wife Daisy Alexandra née Denyer (1894-1981), who married at Medway in 1915. Educated at Yeovil School and studied at the London University, graduating B.A. in 1935. He then spent 11 years as a writer (shorthand typist) in the Royal Navy. An associate member of the Ipswich Art Club 1943-1946 and exhibited two oils in 1943, 'Moonlight at Sea' and 'Flowers' and an 'Illumination' (naval prayer), no addresses of the exhibitors were given in the catalogues during the war years. Art Master at Elmwood Mixed School, Wallington, Surrey living at 11 Bute Gardens, Wallington where he committed suicide by carbon monoxide poisoning on 31 January 1949, aged 32.