HARRISON, Frank William

1868 - 1947

Frank William Harrison, was born at Lancaster, Lancashire on 17 October 1868, son of Thomas Harrison and his wife Elizabeth née Atkinson, who married at Lancaster in 1863. He studied at the Ipswich School of Art winning prizes in 1893 and in 1901, a 31 year old bank clerk, a boarder at 57 Berners Street, Ipswich, the home of 74 year old widow Jane Cobbold Simpson. He married at Islington, London in 1905, Ella Alwina Helena Wilhelmina née Graeff (born 31 July 1879) and in 1911, a 42 year old bank cashier, living at Thoroughfare, Woodbridge with his 31 year old wife Ella, born Islington, London and their 4 year old son, Eric Graeff, born Woodbridge. A landscape painter in watercolour and a member of Ipswich Fine Art Club 1932-1934, who exhibited from Lattice Cottage, Manwick Road, Felixstowe, Suffolk in 1932 two watercolours, 'Farmyard, Capel Hall, Falkenham' and 'Farm Buildings, Searson's Farm, Trimley' and in 1933 from 'Kendal', Westmont Road, Esther, Surrey exhibited two watercolours, 'A Surrey Pool' and 'Brockweir, Wye Valley'. In 1939, a retired bank official, living at 10 Westmont Road, Esher, Surrey with his wife. He died at 37 Newlands Avenue, Thames Ditton, Surrey on 29 August 1947, aged 78.