BEAUMONT, Herbert William

1873 - 1956

Herbert William Beaumont, was born at Thorrington, Essex on 23 June 1873, eldest child of William Thomas Beaumont (1845-1919), a schoolmaster, and his wife Jessie née Went (5 December 1853-1940), who married at Tendring, Essex in 1871. In 1881, a 7 year old, living at School House, Colchester Road, Thorrington with his parents, 36 year old William and 28 year old Jessie, with three siblings, Walter W. 5, Jessie 3 and Joseph P. 1, all born at Thorrington. Herbert studied at Colchester Technical College in the Albert School of Science and Art, winning several prizes for his art and where in 1899 he obtained his Art Teachers' Certificate and Art Masters' Certificate. He married at Penzance, Cornwall in 1907, Millicent Keast (30 September 1889-1975) and in 1911, a schoolmaster, living at 'Elmville', Rushmere Road, Ipswich with his wife Millicent. He exhibited at the Ipswich Art Club in 1937 from 104 Dover Road, Ipswich an oil 'Butley Woods' and a watercolour 'An Evening in September' and in 1944 a painting 'Out of the War'. He died at 104 Dover Road, Ipswich on 5 February 1956.