1883 - 1957

Hilda AmŽe Preston, was born at North End House, Yarmouth Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk on 13 June 1883, second child of Benjamin Preston (1845-1 June 1914), brewer, and his wife Mary Jane née Denny, who married at Loddon, Norfolk in 1880. In 1891, an 8 year old, living at North End House with her parents, 44 year old Benjamin and 32 year old Mary, with her sibling sister Constance 9. In 1911, a 26 year old on 'private means', on a visit to 69 year old spinster Caroline Jane Nutt at 19 Corton Road, Lowestoft. A member and exhibitor at the Norfolk & Norwich Art Circle from Lowestoft 1914-1923. In 1939, living on own means, at The Manor, Thurton, Loddon, Norfolk. She died at Lowestoft, Suffolk in 1957, aged 83, she was unmarried.