DRIVER, Sydney Amos

1865 - 1936

Sydney Amos Driver, was born at Wych Street, Strand, London in 1865, eldest child of David Driver, a boot closer, and his wife Sarah Ann née Stokes, who married at St Clement Danes, Strand on 29 October 1864. In 1871, a 5 year old living at Wych Street, Strand with his parents, 36 year old David and 30 year old Sarah, both from Cambridge and siblings, 3 year old Amy and 1 year old David George, also living with them was their 28 year old uncle William Stokes. Sydney studied at St Martins School of Art and at Slade School of Fine Art and in 1891, a 25 year old artist, living at Narcissus Road, Hampstead, London with his parents and five siblings, Amy 23, David George 21, Harry William 19, Nelly 16 and May 9. In 1911, a 45 year old artist, a visitor at 2 Khartoum Villa, Ardleigh, Colchester, Essex, the home of 47 year old spinster, Sarah Ann Curtis (1862-1924), whom he married later that year and in 1917 was a photographer at Ardleigh. He exhibited at the Ipswich Fine Art Club from Ingleside, Ardleigh in 1927 an oil 'Constable Country (Dedham)'. Sydney was of Ingleside, Ardleigh, Ipswich when he died at Ipswich & East Suffolk Hospital on 3 November 1936, aged 71.

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