COLVILLE, Eleanor Mary Anne Augusta

1839 - 1923

Eleanor Mary Anne Augusta Colville, was born at Great Livermere, Suffolk in 1839, eldest child of Revd Augustus Asgill Colville (1794-1865), rector of Great and Little Livermere, Bury St Edmund's, and his second wife Mary Anne née Hemmings (died 1882), who married in Paris on 10 August 1839. As Miss E. Colville, in 1883 she won the first prize of 2 guineas at the Bury & Suffolk Fine Art exhibition for her watercolour 'Japanese Anemones', with her 'Fruit' and 'On Como' being highly commended, and at the Bury St Edmund's Fine Art Society exhibition in 1887 her watercolour was third best in show. She married on 18 April 1888, Revd Herbert Coke Fowler (1851-1928) and in 1901, she and her 49 year old husband, were living at The Rectory, Turnpike Road, Norton-juxta-Twycross, Market Bosworth, Leicestershire and by 1911 they had moved to The Rectory, Dunton Winslow, Dunton Hoggeston, Buckinghamshire. She died at Bedford House, Malvern, Worcestershire on 23 December 1923, aged 84, leaving no issue.