SHARP, Jessie

1871 - 1949

Jessie Sharp, was born at Dedham, Essex on 16 December[sic] 1871, daughter of George Sharp (1843-1878), baker & farmer, and his wife Elizabeth née Mason (1841-16 September 1917), who married at Dedham in 1866. Jessie must have been born earlier in 1871 as her birth was registered in the 1st quarter of that year. In 1871, Jessie was a newly born, living at The Heath, Dedham with her parents, 27 year old George and 29 year old Elizabeth, with two siblings Edith Elizabeth 3 and Amelia Emily 1, both born at Dedham and in 1891, Elizabeth was a widow still living at Heath House, with three daughters and the addition of a son Harry George (1873-1917). In 1939 Jessie was unmarried and living at Heath House, Dedham, Essex with a a 45 year old housekeeper. An associate member of the Ipswich Art Club 1944-1948 and exhibited from Heath House, Dedham in 1946 an oil painting 'Penzance Harbour' and in 1947 'Dedham'. She died at Heath House on 24 April 1949, she was unmarried.