WRIGHT, Arthur Joseph Mattock

1902 - 1960

Born at Hornsey, London in 1902, son of Joseph Francis Wright, watch repairer & dealer, and his wife Emma Elizabeth née Mattock, who married at Islington, London in 1900. In 1911, an 8 year old living at 46 Grovelands Road, Palmer's Green, Southgate, Middlesex with his parents, 34 year old Joseph and 43 year old Emma, and his two siblings, Frederick Samuel 8 and Doris Isabella 4. He married at Edmonton, London in 1929, Hilda Constance Kendall (1903-1979). An associate member of the Ipswich Art Club 1950-1960 and exhibited from 31 Princes Road, Felixstowe, Suffolk in 1950, three watercolours 'Clouds over Marlesford', 'The River Ouse at Overcote' and 'Flat Calm on the Orwell', in 1951 'Weeping Ash', 'Bent Hill, Felixstowe' and 'Rising Tide at Woodbridge' in 1952 three oils 'The Bridge, Nacton', 'Felixstowe Ferry' and 'Holmhill Farm, Felixstowe Ferry', his last showing was in 1953 when he exhibited three oil paintings 'Thawing Snow, Nacton Woods', 'Distant View of the River Deben' and 'Barge at Ipswich Dock' and another 'Great Street Farm, Trimley'. He died at Felixstowe in 1960, aged 58.