HALFPENNY, Annie Evelyn Mary

1891 - 1973

Annie Evelyn Mary Halfpenny, was born at 52 Ruskin Avenue, East Ham, Essex on 27 August 1891, eldest child of Frederick William Halfpenny (1862-1918), a railway clerk, and his wife Mary Elizabeth née Palmer, who married at West Ham in 1890. In 1901 a 9 year old living at 52 Ruskin Avenue, West Ham with her parents, 38 year old Frederick, born Derby and 31 year old mother, born Gateshead and sibling sister 4 year old Dora Helena, born Forest Gate, Essex. In 1911, a 'games mistress music in school' living at Homefields College, Hunstanton, Norfolk. In 1939, an officer at H.M. Borstal Institution, North Sea Camp, Boston, Lincolnshire. A member of the Ipswich Art Club 1946-1955 and exhibited from Oak Hill, Hollesley, Suffolk in 1946, an oil painting 'Scottie', in 1947 'Jock', in 1948 three oil paintings 'St Francis Corner, Hollesley Bay', 'Old Jesse-Man of Suffolk' and 'Still Life', in 1949 two oils 'Bill' and 'Still Life', in 1950 'Prince-My Dog', her last exhibits were in 1952, two oils 'Buster' and 'Dux'. As Annie Eveline Mary Halfpenny, she died at 50 Lebanon Park, Twickenham, Surrey on 1 December 1973, she was unmarried.