JAUNCEY, Eleanor Violet

1890 - 1986

Eleanor Jauncey

Eleanor Violet Jauncey, was born at Cheriton, Beulah Hill, Norwood, Surrey on 3 September 1890, posthumous and only daughter of the four children of Commander Henry Hastings Jauncey (1851-1890) of the Royal Navy, and his wife Edith Blanche née Pringle (20 February 1850-1939), who married at Brighton, Sussex on 30 July 1885. In 1901, Edith was a widow, living at 29 Western Parade, Bournemouth with her 10 year old daughter Eleanor. A watercolour artist, Eleanor was a member of the Ipswich Fine Art Club 1919-1924, exhibiting from ‘Ashmead’, 27 Graham Road, Ipswich in 1919, five works including ‘Submarine Telegraph Station’ and ‘Nelson’s Column from Whitehall’. In 1939, Eleanor was the housekeeper for her mother at 27 Graham Road, Ipswich where her mother Edith, died on 23 December 1939. During the Second World War, Eleanor worked at Bletlchley Park code breaking centre from 1940. She died at Dalginross House, Comrie, Perthshire, Scotland on 10 January 1986, she was unmarried.

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