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 1856-1941), 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 W. 13, Geoffrey 10, Marjorie W. 6 and Francis W. 3, all born at Chingford. 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 in 1982.