ROXBY, Carus Wilson

1845 - 1916

Born at St Olave Jewry, London on 26 December 1845 and baptised on 23 April 1846, second of the three sons of Revd Henry Roxby Roxby (1799-1860), rector of St Olave Jewry, London and his second wife Augusta Maria née Lally (1816-1898), who married at Knaresborough, Yorkshire on 11 October 1843. Revd Henry Roxby Maude, changed his name on 3 February 1837 to Henry Roxby Roxby, and his first wife was Jane née Meux (1805-1841) by whom he had four sons either Maude or Roxby. Carua studied art abroad and in 1881 was a 35 year old artist living at 10 North Road, Clapham, London with his 64 year old widowed mother and were still living there in 1891. On his mother's death in 1898 he moved to 12 Ashburton Road, Alverstoke, Hampshire and in 1911 a 65 year old painter in watercolour living at 64 Arundel Road, Littlehampton, Sussex with two servants. He died at 24 Bedford Avenue, Barnet, London on 22 August 1916, he was unmarried and his effects at probate were £5,947. His exhibitions, mainly at the Royal Society of British Artists from 1 North Road, Clapham Park, London show his travel pattern and include watercolour 'At the Cottage Door, Brittany' 1886; oil 'Walberswick Pier' 1888, oil 'Easton Broad, Suffolk' 1889 and watercolour 'View from Common, Southwold' and oil 'Walberswick Harbour' 1889 and oil Afon Wen, North Wales 1890.

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