1924 - ?

As Jane R. Bicknell, she was born at Colchester, Essex in 1924, daughter of Albert George Bicknell (9 August 1897-1968), a bank manager, and his wife Gladys Maud née Smith (18 January 1900-1987), who married at Colchester in 1923 and in 1939 were living at Barclays Bank House, Felixstowe, Suffolk. Jane married in the Deben district of Suffolk in 1946, John R. Niven and painted under the name of Jane Niven. A friend at the Ipswich Art Club from White Gates, Parham, Woodbridge, Suffolk and exhibited in 1980, two pictures 'Chiang' and 'Summer Verges'.