HIGHAM, Mary

1907 - 1943

Cicely Mary Higham, was born at Kensington, London on 24 November 1907, daughter of Samuel Stagoll Higham (27 February 1860-25 March 1942), a solicitor, and his wife Lillian Mary née Davies (15 October 1876-16 November 1969), who married at Lexden, Colchester, Essex in 1899. In 1911, a 3 year old, living at 5 South Row, Lewisham, London with her parents, 51 year old Samuel and 35 year old Lillian and siblings, daughter Vaudine Agassiz (1900-1974) and Richard Stagoll (1903-1996). As Miss Mary Higham, a member of the Ipswich Art Club 1958-1959 and exhibited only in 1958 from Fir Tree Farm, Redgrave, Suffolk three oil paintings, 'Cabbage', 'Marine Still Life' and 'Still Life of a Melon'. Fir Tree Farm was the home of her brother, Richard Stagoll Higham and his family. In 1939, she was 'a singer' back living with her parents at Elm Tree Cottage, Guildford, Surrey. She was of Elm Tree Cottage, Farley Green, Albury, Guildford when she died at Laverstock House, Salisbury (a private mental home) on 28 August 1943, she was unmarried.