BACON, Marjorie May

1902 - 1988

Marjorie May Bacon, was born at Ipswich on 6 January 1902, daughter of Arthur Bacon (2 August 1877-1962), pastrycook, and his wife May Emily née Humm (4 September 1881-1966), who married at Ipswich the previous year. In 1911, a 9 year old living at 60 King Street/1 St Peter’s Street, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk with her parents, 32 year old Arthur, born Great Yarmouth and 30 year old May, born Colchester, Essex, with her sibling 6 year old Audrey, also born at Ipswich. Marjorie studied at Norwich Art School and later at Royal College of Art, obtaining her diploma in 1927. She married at Kensington, London in 1936, widower Henry MacBeth-Raeburn [q.v.] and in 1939 an artist living with her husband and two sibling brothers, Trevor Francis, an art student, and Raymond Arthur M., a chemist, and a sister Audrey Winifred, at their parents home at 33 Southtown Road, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. An artist & printmaker, she exhibited at the Royal Academy and the New English Art Club and as Marjorie Bacon, a member of the Ipswich Art Club 1943-1945 exhibiting in 1943 three oils 'Pride of the Farm Yard', 'Owen Tudor as a Foal' and 'Autumn Flowers' she also had on show a mezzotint after Raeburn 'Master Lodge'. She died at 33 Southtown Road, Great Yarmouth on 9 February 1988.

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