RUSSELL, Joan Wycliffe

1892 - 1982

Joan Wycliffe Russell, was born at Chingford, Essex on 22 June 1892, daughter of Revd Alfred Francis Russell (1851-1936) and his wife Frances Wycliffe née Bunyon (13 March 1856-13 August 941), who married at Kensington, London in 1886. In 1901, Joan was an 8 year old, living at The Chantry, High Street, Chingford, Essex with her parents, 49 year old Alfred and 45 year old Frances, with siblings Hilda 13, Geoffrey 10, Marjorie 6 and Francis 3, all born at Chingford and with a second name of Wycliffe. In 1911, an 18 year old pupil at Butler House Marlow Hill High Wycombe, Buckinghashire. She exhibited at the Ipswich Art Society in 1935 from Dalethorpe, Dedham, Essex, an oil 'Burg Finstergrum' and a watercolour 'Summer Time Reflections'. In 1939, living on 'private means' at Delethorpe, Stratford Road, Dedham with her widowed mother Frances and several others and they retained three indoor servants. She died at 10 Brook Street, Dedham, Essex on 12 February 1982, she was unmarried.