1930 - 2015

As Brenda Waldegrave Smith, she was born at Lancaster, Lancashire on 21 February 1930, eldest child of Arthur Smith and his wife Edna née Waldegrave, who married at Lancaster in 1928. Brenda married at Lancaster in 1949, James Dennis Russell (1924-20 February 2017) and as Mrs Brenda W. Russell, a member of the Ipswich Art Club 1973-1974+ and exhibited from The Hollies, Larksfield Road, Sutton, near Ipswich in 1973, two watercolours 'Boats on the Orwell' and 'Boats in Twilight' and in 1974 'Morning on the Orwell'. Brenda Waldegrave Russell died 6 Dove Close, Stowmarket, Suffolk on 1 May 2015.