ANDREWS, Mary Anne Cook

1862 - 1948

Mary Anne Cook[e] Andrews, was born at Stowmarket, Suffolk in 1862, daughter of Oliver Andrews, architect & surveyor, and his wife Mary née Cook[e], who married at Stowmarket in 1861. She maybe the Mary Anne Andrews who successfully passed her examination in freehand drawing at the Ipswich School of Science & Art in 1880 and the Annie Cook Andrewes who passed her passed her outline drawing in 1886. As Miss A. C. Andrews, she exhibited at the Ipswich Fine Art Club from Stowmarket in 1882 'Ancient Armour', in 1883 a watercolour 'Still Life, in 1884 'Still Life Group' and 'Mountain Ash' and in 1885 'Still Life Group'. In 1891, a teacher of music at Tavern Street, Stowmarket and married at Stowmarket in 1895, Hourston Hamlin (1867-1940). In 1901, a 38 year old housewife, living at 27 Tower Road, Dartford, Kent with her 34 year husband Hourston, an analytical chemist, born Ontaria, Canada and were still there in 1911 with a son, Halcro Sutherland Hamlin, born at Darford in 1901. Her husband, who was of 27 Tower Road, Dartford died at Risca House, Victoria Road, Bude, Cornwall on 13 August 1940, aged 73 and Mary Anne, who was of Bromsgrove House, Farringdon, Berkshire died at Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford on 7 December 1948, aged 86.