ANDREWS, Felix Emile

1888 - 1975

Felix Emile Andrews, was born at Deptford, Greenwich, Kent on 12 April 1888, son of William Andrews, clerk in the India Office, and his wife Elisa Gabriella née [?], who was born in France. In 1891, a 2 year old, living at Shardeloes Road, St Paul Deptford with his parents, 33 year old William and 33 year old Elisa, with siblings Louisa Michelle Gladys 4 and newly born Jeanne Rachel. In 1897 he entered South Norwood Primary School, Croydon and studied at Sidcup School of Art and by 1911 was a 22 year old art student at the Royal Academy Schools, living at 64 Sprules Road, Brockley, St Paul Deptford with the family and the addition of a brother William Roland, born 1892 and a sister Germaine Alix Delphine, born 1894. He served with the London Regiment in the 1st Artist's Rifles OTC during the First World War. He exhibited at the the Royal Academy; Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours and at the Ipswich Art Club from Brook Studio, Amberley, Surrey in 1923, two works an oil 'On the South Downs' and a pen & watercolour 'April Evening'. He married at Horsham, Sussex in 1926, Dorothy Mary Martin and in 1929 were living at 5 Market Square, Horsham. He died at 54 Cedars Road, Hampton Wick, Middlesex on 18 June 1975. He signed his work 'Felix E. Andrews' in block letters.




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