ALDRED, Gertrude Sarah

1859 - 1931

Gertrude Sarah Aldred, was born at Halesworth, Suffolk in 1859, daughter of William Henry Aldred (1822-1885), a merchant, and his wife Ellen Maria née Pashley (1822-1898), who married at Halesworth in 1848. In 1881, Gertrude was living at Seafield, Parade Road, Kirkley, Lowestoft with her parents, when she exhibited at Ipswich Fine Art Club ‘Herringfleet Carr’. She married in 1883, Revd Edward Davis (died 10 April 1928) and they lived at Chevithorne Vicarage, Tiverton, Devon where her husband was vicar for some 35 years. In 1901, a 42 year old, with her 46 year old husband and four children, Nellie Frances St John 17, Edward William 14, Dorothy Gertrude [Noon] 11 and Harold Pashley 1, all born in Devon and Harold was killed in action in 1918. Gertrude died at 1 Mount Radford Crescent, Exeter on 17 March 1931, aged 72.