PARTON, Sylvia

1903 - 2003

As Sylvia Shrapnel, she was born on 26 March 1903, daughter of Arthur and Rosa Shrapnel (21 December 1881-1968) who in 1939, was a widow, living at 43 Royal Road, Sutton Coldfield, Warwickshire with her children Donald (26 March 1907-1992) and Sylvia, who was a fishmonger's cashier. Sylvia married at Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham in 1940, Edward Parton. A founder member of the Eye Arts Guild in 1982 and as Sylvia Parton, she exhibited at Ipswich Art Society from Eye, Suffolk in 1997, two pictures 'The Woodshed' and 'Bottles'. She died at Ipswich on 29 March 2003, aged 100.