HUTTON, Richard

1844 - 1903

Richard Hutton was born at St James Street, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Northumberland in 1844, only son of Richard Hutton (c1809-11 June 1847), a barrister-at-law and his wife Elizabeth née Wilkinson of Castle Eden, co. Durham, who married at Castle Eden, Co. Durham on 28 July 1838. His father died at Newcastle in 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 Metcalfe (1861-11 November 1926), 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 at Nottingham, Gertrude Mary 7 and Maud Violet 4, both born at Ealing, London, and Richard 2, born at 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 Hutton, 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.