KEFFORD, Lucinda Kingsley

1867 - 1950

Lucinda Kingsley Kefford, was born at Rickinghall Inferior, Suffolk on 1 May 1867, twin daughter with Helen Mary, of William Kefford (1839-30 December 1919), the local schoolmaster, and his wife Maria née Freeman (1836-1904), who married at Rickinghall, Suffolk in 1863, William's mother's maiden name was Kinglsey. In 1871, 3 year old Lucinda was living at Rickinghall National School with her parents, 31 year old William and 34 year old Maria, with three siblings Clara 6, Helen Mary 3 and a brother William Kinglsey 2, all born at Rickinghall. In 1886, Lucinda passed her government examinations in Art, held at the Town Hall, Bury St Edmund's and she exhibited at the Bury & Suffolk Fine Art Society in 1887 'A Thirsty Group' and 'Alexander and Diogenes' and in 1889, a sepia 'Mastiff's Head'. In 1891 a governess at a private school kept by Edith Hunter [q.v.] and Flora Mabel Hunter on Angel Hill, Bury St Edmund's. By 1901 the family had moved to 5 Bedford Road, Tottenham, Edmonton, London where 33 year old Lucinda was a lithographic artist and a student at the Royal Society of Art. In 1911, a 43 year old artist watercolour painter lodging, together with her 36 year old sister Gertrude Emily who was born at Ipswich, at 28 Grove Park Road, Tottenham, London, the home of 49 year old Mary Ann Charlotte Mallows, a boarding house keeper. In 1939, living at 42 Well Street, Bury St Edmund's, Suffolk with two unmarried sisters Helen Mary (1 May 1867-30 October 1948) and Maria Ethel (31 May 1877-7 March 1949). Lucinda died at 'Cloncurry', Grange Road, Felixstowe, Suffolk on 8 June 1950, aged 84, she was unmarried.

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