HIGGINS, Monica Mary

1890 - 1972

Monica Mary Higgins, was born at Islington, London on 17 July 1890, daughter of Alexander Higgins (1854-1919), an elementary school teacher. In 1911, a 20 year old embroiderer, living at 7 Ladysmith Road, West Ham, London with her 56 year old widowed father Alexander and her siblings Kathleen Anastasia 23, Eileen Marguerite 16 and Bernard 15, all born in London. In 1939, Monica was an unmarried embroiderer, living at 7 Ladysmith Road, West Ham, Essex with her two unmarried sisters Kathleen (22 January 1888-23 November 1963) and Eileen (17 June 1894-15 April 1983). As 'Mrs' M. Higgins, a member of the Ipswich Art Club 1942-1945, from 116 Britannia Road, Ipswich but does not seem to have exhibited. Monica died at 72 Peterhouse Crescent, Woodbridge, Suffolk on 27 September 1972, she was unmarried.