HAYWARD, Ruby Grace

1901 - 1977

Ruby Grace Hayward, was born at Woodbridge, Suffolk on 13 December 1901, daughter of Leonard William Hayward (1861-1933), roller flour miller, and his wife Jane Edith née Grimwood (1864-1953), who married at Boxmoor, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire on 10 June 1891. In 1911, a 9 year old, living at The Highlands, Woodbridge with her parents, 49 year old Leonard, born Melton, near Woodbridge and 47 year old Jane, born Hampstead, London, and they retained a governess and two indoor servants. A painter in oil of figures and landscape and an associate member of Ipswich Fine Art Club 1930-1939, but had exhibited in 1923 two oil paintings, 'Firebrass Covert' and 'Peace' and she exhibited from Highlands, Woodbridge in 1930 four paintings, 'The Dinner Hour', 'The Dolls Trouseau', 'The Paper Chase' and 'The Smuggler's Beach' and the following year seems to have re-exhibited two works 'The Dinner Hour' and 'The Smuggler's Beach'. In 1939, a nurse attendant, living at 42 Cumberland Street, Woodbridge. She died at 'Haywards', Victoria Road, Woodbridge on 30 July 1977, she was unmarried.