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 (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. His 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. A captain in the 16th Regiment and on his retirement took up painting, exhibiting at the London Salon and in 1893 exhibited from 2 Margravine Gardens, Kensington at the Royal Academy ‘A Game of Draughts’ also exhibiting from Southwold, Suffolk in 1907 and Hampstead, London in 1908. A member of the Ipswich Fine Art Club 1889-1905 from Southwold where he does not seem to have exhibited. He married at St Mary's Church, West Hampstead, London on 23 June 1909, Marie Ellen Seymour Lucas [Grubbe q.v.], daughter of John Seymour Lucas [q.v.]. Lawrence Grubbe died at his home at 96 Abbey Road, Hampstead, London on 11 January 1912, aged 57, and buried at Southwold, leaving a widow and a daughter Margaret Julia Maria Grubbe [q.v.].

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