PERCY, Sidney Richard

1821 - 1886

Sidney Richard Percy

As Sidney Richard Percy Williams, was born London on 22 March 1822, the fifth son of the painter Edward Williams [q.v.] and his wife Ann née Hildebrandt, and a member of the Williams family of painters. From the age of 20, to differentiate himself from the other artists in his family,he used the name of 'Percy'. As Sidney Richard Percy, he exhibited at Suffolk Fine Art Association [q.v.] at Ipswich in 1850, three works 'A Quiet Vale', 'A Bright Day on the Thames' and 'View in Knowle Park, Kent'. Sidney Richard Percy Williams married at Barnes Parish Church on 30 June 1857, Emily Charlotte Fairlam (18351904) and they had four children. They lived at Florence Villas, Inner Park Road, Wandsworth, Surrey, and about 1863 moved to Hill House, Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire. Sidney died at Sutton, Surrey on 13 April 1886.

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