EGGINTON, Wycliffe

1875 - 1951

Wycliffe Egginton, was born at Kings Norton, Birmingham on 12 October 1875 and baptised at Birmingham on 7 September 1879, eldest child of John Wickliffe Egginton, a merchant, and his wife Elizabeth Sarah née Green, who married at Kings Norton in 1874. Wycliffe was educated at Birmingham and Wallasey. He married at Birkenhead, Cheshire in 1902, Edith Calder (26 April 1880-1957) and in 1911, an art master and artist, living at 15 Kingsteignton Road, Newton Abbot, Devon with his 30 year old wife Edith and four children, Douglas Wycliffe 6, Edith Lucy 3, Francis John 2, all born Wallasey, Cheshire and newly born Elizabeth Mary, born Newton Abbot. Headmaster at Newton Abbot College, Devon, and a landscape painter in oil and watercolour and elected an Associate of the Royal Academy in 1912 and had a number of one-man shows at the Fine Art Society and at Paris Salon. He also exhibited from 5 Devon Terrace, Teignmouth, Devon at the Ipswich Fine Art Club in 1923, a watercolour 'The Estuary'. In 1939, a landscape & portrait artist, living at 3 South View, Teignmouth, Devon and he died at Rosemont, Dawlish, Devon on 15 June 1951. His son (Francis John) Frank Egginton (10 November 19087 April 1990) was also an artist.

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