REEVE, Denis Oliver

1912 - 1994

Denis Oliver Reeve, was born at 2 Hayhill Road, Ipswich on 18 April 1912, second son of Oliver Reeve (1876-29 October 1940), a carriage builder and carpenter, and his wife Selina née Lloyd (24 April 1876-1917), who married at Burstall, Ipswich in 1909 and in 1939 Oliver was living at 55 Bramford Lane Ipswich. In 1911, his parents, 34 year old Oliver and 34 year old Selina were living at Hayhill Road, Ipswich with newly born son Owen William. Denis exhibited at the Ipswich Art Club in 1933 from 2 Hayhill Road, Ipswich, two watercolours 'Baylham Mill' and 'Manor Farm, Tuddenham' and in 1939, was a woodworking draughtsman living at 18 Park Crescent, Enfield, Middlesex with three other persons. He married at Uxbridge, Middlesex in 1945, Joan Sybil Rodgers (25 June 1918-10 July 1996). Denis Reeve died at Truro, Cornwall on 11 January 1994, and buried at Gerrans parish church, Cornwall.