HUTTON, Richard

1844 - 1903

Richard Hutton, was born at St James Street, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Northumberland in 1844, only son of Richard Hutton, a barrister-at-law and his wife Elizabeth née Wilkinson of Castle Eden, co. Durham. His father died at Newcastle on 11 June 1847, aged 38, and in 1861 young Richard was a 16 year old, one of the many boarding pupils at a school kept by 34 year old Revd Robert John Hodgkinson (1827-1890) and his family, at High Street, Uppingham, Rutland. In 1871, a 26 year old 'animal painter', living at Low Road, Carlton-on-Trent, Southwell, Nottinghamshire with a servant and by 1881, a 35 year old 'artist landscape painter' lodging at 95 Risbygate Street, Bury St Edmund's, Suffolk, the home of 66 year old widow Sarah Beard and others. He married at Holy Trinity Church, Paddington, London on 7 June 1881, Hannah, youngest daughter of George Metcalfe of Bury St Edmund's. In 1891, a 45 year old landscape painter, living at 17 Hospital Road, Bury St Edmund's with his 30 year old wife Hannah, and children Florence Annie 8, born Nottingham, Gertrude Mary 7 and Maud Violet 4, both born at Ealing, London and Richard 2, born Bury St Edmund's. By 1901, they had moved to 3 St Andrew's Street, Bury St Edmund's with additional children Edith May 6 and Robert Charles 4, both born at Bury St Edmund's, young Richard had died on 6 February 1893, aged 4. Richard, senior, died at Bury St Edmund's in 1903, aged 58 and his wife Hannah died at 25 Mill Road, Bury St Edmund's on 11 November 1926, aged 65.