GRUBBE, Lawrence Carrington

1854 - 1912

Lawrence Grubbe

Lawrence Carrington Grubbe was born at Southwold, Suffolk on 29 August 1854, seventh of the twelve children of wealthy John Eustace Grubbe (14 June 1815-11 December 1899), magistrate, parliamentary agent and mayor of Southwold, and his wife Julia Catherine Hall (1 September 1820-12 March 1901), daughter of Revd George William Hall, DD, Master of Pembroke Hall, Cambridge, who married at Holywell Church, Oxford on 25 March 1845. Lawrence's father also had a house at 29 Holland Park, London where the family often resided. Educated at Eton and admitted to Trinity Hall, Cambridge on 3 February 1872 and was a captain in the 16th Regiment. On his retirement he took up painting and exhibited at the Royal Academy also showing at the London Salon and was a member of the Ipswich Fine Art Club 1889-1905 from Southwold but does not seem to have exhibited. He married at St Mary's Church, West Hampstead, London on 23 June 1909, Marie Ellen Grubbe, née Seymour Lucas, daughter of John Seymour Lucas. Lawrence Carrington Grubbe died at his home at 96 Abbey Road, Hampstead, London on 11 January 1912, aged 57, and was buried at Southwold, leaving a widow and a daughter Margaret Julia Maria Grubbe.

Royal Academy Exhibits
from 2 Margravine Gardens, West Kensington, London
1893 A Game of Draughts
from Southwold, Suffolk
1907 805 Happy Little Maiden, She!

Works by This Artist