SLEIGH, Joan Isabel

1914 - 1982

As Joan Isabel Moore, she was born at Chippenham, Wiltshire on 8 September 1914, her mother's maiden name was Adams. She married at Chippenham, Wiltshire in 1942, Ralph Harding Sleigh (25 February 1911-28 August 1994), an RAF Squadron Leader, who in 1939 was living in the Bury St Edmund's district. As Joan Sleigh, she exhibited a pastel at the Bury St Edmund's Art Society held at the School of Art Building, Cornhill, Bury St Edmund's in 1948 and was an associate member of the Ipswich Art Club in 1973 and exhibited from 1 Mill House, Stanningfield, Bury St Edmund's, an oil painting 'Appiani II' and a watercolour 'Californian Tree Poppy'. Joan died at Mill House, Stanningfield, Bury St Edmund's on 28 November 1982 and her husband died at Hill House, Ixworth, Suffolk on 28 August 1994.