WHITTINGTON, Marjory Florence

1888 - 1970

Marjory Florence Hood was born at Wandsworth, London on 12 August 1888, eldest child of Arthur Hood, a stock broker, and his wife Florence Edith née Bone, who married at Weymouth, Dorset in 1889. In 1901, a 12 year old living at Thelton, Coulsdon & Purley with her parents, 37 year old Arthur and 34 year old Florence with three sibling sisters, Violet Mary 11, Eileen Kenneth 8 and Kathleen Millicent 7 with a governess and a housemaid. She married at Croydon in 1910, Francis Herbert Whittington (8 December 1876-1973), a toy manufacturer and also an artist, and she worked under the name of Marjory Whittington. An oil and watercolour painter and etcher who exhibited at the Royal Academy, Royal Scottish Academy, Royal Institute of Artists, the Fine Art Society, Grosvenor Gallery, Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts, Goupil Gallery, Walker Art Gallery, Society of Women Artists and the Paris Salon. As Mrs F. Whittington she exhibited at the Ipswich Art Society in 1933 from 57a York Street, Baker Street, London an oil 'Appledore' and in 1939 was still living at 57a York Street, an 'artist painter & secretary', when she gives her birth year as 1890, with her daughter Pauline [Tait] (born 23 June 1918), a clerk in the M.of D., they also had a son Ian Peter (1915-1991). Marjory died at Westminster, London in 1970, when her birth year is given as 1892.

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