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, Stuart was a 1-year-old, living at 485 High Road, Wood Green, Leyton, Essex with his parents, 31-year-old Francis and 29 years of Lillian, with a 3-year-old sibling Francis Highland but by 1921 had moved to 7 College Road, Walthamstow, Essex. 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, 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 Institute of Painters in Water Colours, also exhibiting at the Royal Academy, 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. Thomas Stuart Milner lived at Thrandeston, Suffolk where he died in 1969.

Royal Academy Exhibits
from Moynes, Grosvenor Gardens, Woodford Green, Essex
1933 986 Old Houses in Deanery Street, Park Lane
         1026 Market Square, Abingdon-on-Thames
from 9 Edith Grove, SW London
1938 822 Apedale Beck, Redmire, Yorkshire
         939 Redmire, Wensleydale, Yorkshire
from 66a Victoria Road, Farnborough
1943 556 A Yorkshire Farm
from Studio, 5 Pomona House, 111 New King's Road, SW London
1944 872 The River at Chelsea
from 140 Westbourne Terrace, London W 2
1951 167 Winter in Chelsea

Works by This Artist