ELLIS, Beryl Mary

1881 - 1931

Beryl Mary Jane Ellis, was born at Wallington, Surrey in 1881, youngest of the six daughters with a younger brother, of Edward Ellis (1843-1919), a stockbroker, and his wife Mary Ann (1846-1929), eldest daughter of William Butler Langmore, of Kirby Hall, Kent, who married at Kensington in 1867. In 1881, living at The Manor House, Wallington with her parents, 37 year old Edward, born Hendon, Middlesex and 35 year old Mary Ann, born Finsbury, London and her five siblings Mary G. 12, Violet 10, Edith Susan 8, Lilian Mary 6 and Ivy Sybil 3, and they retained ten indoor servants, her brother Everett Wodehouse Ellis was born at Wallington in 1883. They were still at Wallington in 1891 but by 1901 had moved to Shadingfield Hall, near Beccles, Suffolk. Beryl exhibited at Birmingham Royal Society of Artists in 1901 from Shadingfield Hall. Her parents were still living at Shadingfield in 1911 but with three servants and no sign of any of their children. Edward died at Shadingfield Hall on 28 August 1919 and his wife ten years later on 23 June 1929, her executor was Ivy Sybil Ellis, spinster. Beryl Mary seems to have emigrated.

Marriage in South Africa
PAINE—ELLIS—On May 26, [1903] at Durban, Claude Heather Paine, of Vereeniging, fourth son of G. W. Paine, of Upper Norwood, to Edith Susan, third daughter of Edward Ellis, of Shadingfield Hall, Wangford.