WILKES, Kathleen Barbara

1913 - 1998

Kathleen Barbara Wilkes, was born at Lindon House, 39 Ipswich Road, Stowmarket, Suffolk on 28 February 1913, second daughter of Henry Edwin Wilkes (1869-1935), a solicitor, whose family had moved from Devon to Stowmarket by 1891, and his wife Kathleen Roberta née Bate (21 May 1879-25 January 1955), who married at Brentford, Middlesex in 1906, and in 1911 were living at Lindon House with their daughter Leslie Hamilton Wilkes [Shirlaw] 3. Kathleen was known as Barbara, probably to avoid confusion with her mother, and as Miss B. K. Wilkes, exhibited at the Ipswich Art Society from Lindon House, Stowmarket in 1933, one painting 'A Farm near Stowmarket'. As Barbara Kathleen Wilkes, she died at Camden, London on 24 November 1998, she was unmarried.