NEAVE, Henry Fortington

1840 - 1892

Born at Town Green, Wymondham, Norfolk in 1840, eldest son of James Neave, gardener, and his wife Maria née Fortington, who married at Norwich on 28 February 1840. He married at Stamford, Lincolnshire in 1860, Mary Ann Burrows and in 1881 a 40 year old marine artist living at 5 Abyssinia Road, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk with his 39 year old wife Mary Ann and eldest child 18 year old Agnes who were both both born at Ketton, Rutland, together with his his four other daughters Flora 7, Bessie 5, Alice 2 and newly born Ethel, born at Great Yarmouth. He exhibited at the Ipswich Fine Art Club from 40 St Peter's Road, Great Yarmouth in 1881 two watercolours 'Fishing Lugger Close Reefed, Strong Wind' and 'Great Yarmouth Smacks in a Gale' and from 5 Abyssinia Road, Great Yarmouth in 1882 a watercolour 'Pilot Cutter Cruising in the North Sea' and the following year from 2 Melrose Terrace, Great Yarmouth, four watercolours 'The Storm', 'After the Storm', 'Fishing Boats in a Gale' and 'Early Morning with a Fleet of Smacks' and from the same address in 1884 two watercolours 'River Side, Great Yarmouth, Herring Boats Making Up' and 'Old Tower in Blackfriars Road, Great Yarmouth' which seem to be his last showing at Ipswich. In 1891 a 50 year artist marine painter still living at Melrose Terrace, Great Yarmouth with the addition of a further daughter Gladys 5. He died at Great Yarmouth, Norfolk in June 1892, aged 51 and his wife died in 1914.

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