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 (1816-1899), magistrate, parliamentary agent and mayor of Southwold, and his wife Julia Catherine, daughter of Revd George William Hall, DD, Master of Pembroke Hall, Cambridge, who married in 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 figure painting, exhibiting at the London Salon and in 1893 exhibited from 2 Margravine Gardens, Kensington at the Royal Academy ‘A Game of Draughts’ also exhibited from Southwold, Suffolk in 1907 and Hampstead, London in 1908. A member of the Ipswich Fine Art Club 1889-1905 from Southwold but does not seem to have exhibited. He married in 1909, Marie Ellen Seymour Lucas [Grubbe q.v.], daughter of John Seymour Lucas [q.v.], who died in 1951. 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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