McDOWALL, William

1905 - 1983

William Douglas McDowall, was born at Walthamstow, Essex on 26 October 1905, eldest child of William McDowall, a stick moulder, and his wife Amy Maud Frederice née Orchard (7 April 1874-1943), who married at Walthamstow in 1903. In 1911, a 5 year old, living at 39 Kenilworth Avenue, Walthamstow with his parents, 38 year old William and 36 year old Amy, with a younger brother, 1 year old Bernard Frederick. He married at Romford, Essex in 1939, Marjorie S. Ford (born 16 June 1914) when William was a silk merchant living at 49 Balgonie Road, Chingford, Essex with his wife Marjorie, widowed mother Amy and his brother Bernard Frederick (born 11 March 1910). A member of the Ipswich Art Club and exhibited from 14a Old Barrack Road, Woodbridge, Suffolk in 1977 'Chelsea Rooftops in Autumn' and a further four pictures the following year and in 1980 exhibited four pictures 'Roses', 'Spanish Village', 'Sardinian Coast' and 'Dubrovnik'. He died at 14a Old Barrack Road, Woodbridge on 18 March 1983.




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