1863 - 1942

Born at Saxmundham, Suffolk in 1863, daughter of Alfred Shalders (1827-1908), who kept a draper's shop on the Cornhill, Ipswich, and his wife Emily née Taylor (1825-1902), who married at Tunstead, Norfolk in 1856, Lucy's sister was Emily Shalders [q.v.]. Lucy studied at Ipswich School of Science & Art and in 1880 passed out with a certificate of excellence in Model Drawing. In 1881, a 17 year old student, living at 16 Burlington Road, Ipswich with her 54 year old father Alfred, now a draper trade valuer, his 55 year old wife Emily and two sibling sisters 22 year old Clara, a drawing teacher and 20 year old Emily, an art student drawing teacher. In 1891, a 27 year old retired high-school teacher living at 18 Burlington Road, Ipswich with her 65 year old mother Emily and 32 year old sibling Clara Jane, a painting & drawing teacher. In 1911 she was living at 212 Felixstowe Road, Ipswich 'on own means', the home of her 53 year old widowed sister Fanny
Elizabeth Lidstone and her 17 year old daughter Elsie May Lidstone, an art student. She died in the Gipping district of Suffolk in 1942, she was unmarried.