REEVE, Denis Oliver

1912 - 1994

Denis Oliver Reeve, was born at 2 Hayhill Road, Ipswich on 18 April 1912, second son of Oliver Reeve (1876-1940), a carriage builder and later a carpenter, and his wife Selina née Lloyd (1876-1917), who married at Burstall, Ipswich in 1909 and in 1939 they were 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 (1918-1996). He died at Truro, Cornwall on 11 January 1994, and buried at Gerrans parish church, Cornwall.