HARRAP, Phyllis Marjorie

1906 - 1989

As Phyllis Marjorie Burrows, she was born at Southend-on-Sea, Essex on 10 March 1906, eldest child of John William Burrows, newspaper proprietor, and his wife Nellie Frances née Comber, who married at Rochford, Essex in 1904. In 1911, a 5 year old, living at 16 Warrior Square, Southend with her parents, 32 year old John and 31 year old Nellie and her 2 year old sibling John Henry. She married at St Mary's Church, Prittlewell, Essex on 4 June 1932, Heath Stanley Harrap (17 March 1908-5 April 1989), a master printer, and in 1939 they were living at 3 Meadway, Westcliff-on-sea with their children. A book illustrator of Anthony Trollope's 'The Warden' (1949) and in 1946 painted an oil of the Cupola House, Bury St Edmundís. Also exhibited at Norwich in 1951 and in 1952 exhibited at the Phoenix Gallery, Lavenham 'The Lost Threatre, Bury St Edmund's and in 1954 at the Bury Art Society at the School of Art Building her oil 'The Far Hall'. Her husband died at Upland House, 7 Roxwell Road, Chelmsford on 5 April 1989 and Phyllis died six months later at Chelmsford Nursing Home, East Hanningfield Road, Sandon, Chelmsford on 6 October 1989.




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