MILNER, Stuart

1909 - 1969

Thomas Stuart Milner, was born at Leyton, Essex on 27 April 1909, second son of Francis Henry Milner (20 September 1879-10 June 1945), a solicitor's clerk, and his wife Lillian Jane née Chandler (14 February 1882-12 July 1961), who married at the Congregational Church, Ryde, Isle of Wight, Hampshire on 26 December 1906 and in 1939 were living at 52 Cheam Road, Sutton, Surrey. In 1911, a 1 year old, living at 485 High Road, Wood Green, Leyton, Essex with his parents, 31 year old Francis and 29 year of Lillian, with a 3 year old sibling Francis Highland. Stuart studied at the Central School of Arts and Crafts and at Regent Street Polytechnic 1926-1929. Originally working as an interior decorator and furniture designer in London before moving to East Anglia to concentrate on painting but was virtually self-taught, painting heraldic devices but also working as a picture and furniture restorer. In 1939, an artist designer, living at 268 Fulham Road, Kensington, London and worked under the name of Stuart Milner as a landscape painter in oil and watercolour, also occasionally painting still life and portraits. A member and exhibitor at both the Royal Society of British Artists and the Royal Society of Painters in Water Colours, also exhibiting at the Royal Academy 1933-1951, the Paris Salon, and elsewhere. He had several solo shows in Norwich where, as Stuart Milner, a member and exhibitor at the Norfolk & Norwich Art Circle 1963-1968 from Tasburgh, Norfolk and from Thrandeston, Suffolk. He lived at Thrandeston where he died in 1969.

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