SHORROCK, Rowland Wingfield

1913 - 1997

Rowland Wingfield Shorrock, was born at 14 Newhall Lane, Bolton, Lancashire on 13 November 1913, third child of Walter Shorrock (3 January 1875-5 November 1950), clerk in an ironworks, and his wife Alice Lillian née Wingfield (1878-1934), who married at Bolton in 1903. In 1939, Rowland was an agricultural researcher, living at 23 Chedworth Street, Cambridge and he married at St Nicholas Church, Great Kimble, Buckinghamshire on 26 Jan 1950, Sheila Grace Scott (11 November 1911-2 March 2003). Rowland exhibited at the Ipswich Art Club from Westwood, Summer Lane, Bromeswell, Woodbridge, Suffolk in 1977, 'Fruit in a Copper Dish', in 1979 'The Garden Fete' and in 1980 'Skiddaw and Overwater' and 'Dish with Apples'. He died at Bromeswell, Woodbridge, Suffolk on 16 May 1997.