REEVES, Madeline Winn

1889 - 1977

Madeline Winn Skinner, was born at Nottingham on 25 March 1889, daughter of Joseph Hall Skinner (1851-1917), a draper's assistant, and his wife Elizabeth Amy née Winn (born 1865), who married at Nottingham in 1885. In 1891, Madeline was a 4 year old living at Varlow Street, Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire with her parents, 40 year old Joseph and 25 year old Eliza, with siblings George Hall 5, Norah Hall (1889-1891) and newly born Winifred Winn and by 1901, when Joseph was a 'foundryman', they had moved to 216 Normanton Road, Derby with the addition of two sons, Harold Hall 8 and Percy Winn 7, both born at Burton. Madeline married at St Pancras, London in 1917, Leonard Maurice Reeves (17 January 1890-28 August 1956), a civil engineer. As Mrs Madeline Winn Reeves is listed as an exhibitor at the Ipswich Art Club from Quayside, Waldringfield, Woodbridge, Suffolk in 1937. In 1939, she was living at Waldringfield with her husband Leonard, together with a Winifred W. Paddy, an unpaid domestic help. Madeline died at Yolande House, Aldeburgh, Suffolk on 7 August 1977 and buried in All Saints Church, Waldringfield beside her husband.