GORDON, Frances Robina

1843 - 1902

As Frances Robina Twiname, she was born at Liverpool and baptised on 26 June 1843, daughter of John Gilbert Twiname (1812-1849) and his wife Elizabeth née Gordon (c1825-16 March 1899), who married at St Bride's, Liverpool on 15 July 1841. Frances married Captain George James Gordon, adjutant of the 1st Suffolk Rifle Volunteers, who was born at Nizampoore, East Indies. In 1881, they were living at Pettistree, Suffolk with their 2-year-old daughter, Frances Margaret Violet, who was born at Bury St Edmundís, and they kept three indoor servants. In 1882 she exhibited at Ipswich Fine Art Club when of Broke Hall, Nacton, near Ipswich, an oil painting 'Shoeblack'. Her husband, a major in Suffolk (12th) Infantry Regiment, died at Roundwood, Ipswich on 23 December 1884, aged 44 and buried at St Andrew church burial ground, Rushmere, near Ipswich. Frances married secondly at St Pancras Parish Church on 20 September 1887, Clement Cam-Hunt (c1864-28 August 1930), second son of Revd James Scarlett Hunt of Donegore, N. Ireland. Frances Robina Cam-Hunt died at 'Farnborough', Queen's Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire on 18 May 1902.