MANNINGHAM-BULLER, Alice Jessie

1850 - 1942

As Alice Jessie Davenport, she was baptised at St Paul Burslem, Staffordshire on 18 April 1850, daughter of William Davenport (1805-6 June 1869), a pottery manufacturer, of Maer Hall, Staffordshire and his wife Marianne née Wood (1808-1 July 1870). Alice married at St Margaret's Church, Westminster, London on 28 July 1881, Col Frederick Charles Manningham-Buller (9 June 1837-10 January 1884) of the Coldstream Guards. Painter of flowers and landscapes in oil and watercolour who lived in London. As Mrs Frederick Manningham-Buller, a member of the Ipswich Fine Art Club 1894-1902 and exhibited twelve works 1895-1898, mostly flowers but also landscapes including a view in Norway. Titles included an oil ‘Sweet Peas’, and watercolours ‘Christmas Roses’ (1895), and ‘The Causeway, Stokesay Castle’ (1897). She died, without issue, at Woolmer Green End, Knebworth, Hertfordshire on 10 January 1942. Her elder sister Mary (1834-1923) had married her husband's brother, Morton Edward Manningham-Buller, who inherited the Manningham-Buller baronetcy.