SMYTH, Jonathan Garnham Robert

1860 - 1930

Jonathan Garnham Robert Smyth was born at St George's Hanover Square, London on 10 September 1860 and baptised at St Peter, Eaton Square, Pimlico on 9 July 1861, son of Jonathan Garnham Smyth (1831-11 January 1900), a farmer, and his wife Elizabeth Anne née Hooks (10 November 1834-7 April 1893), who married at St Peter, Eaton Square, Pimlico in 1858. By 1871, they had moved to the Manor House, Bredfield, Woodbridge, Suffolk and in 1881, Jonathan was a 20-year-old farmer's son, living at Bredfield House with his parents, 49-year-old Jonathan and 45-year-old Elizabeth, with sibling Maud Ann Susan 11, born at Bredfield. In 1880 Jonathan exhibited at the Woodbridge Fine Art Exhibition at the New Street Assembly Rooms, three crayon drawings 'Saved', 'Chief Mourner' and 'Our Donkey' and in 1883 when held at the Lecture Hall, Woodbridge, a crayon 'Suspense'. He married at Mickfield, near Ipswich in 1890, Helen Cupper Wright (31 August 1867-June 1957) and in 1891, a farmer at Mounness Hall, Stonham Aspall, Suffolk, with his 23-year-old wife Helen. In 1904, a farmer at Henley, when he was declared bankrupt and in 1911, a 45 [sic] year-old manager at a motor garage, living at Westburn, Station Road Felixstowe, Suffolk with his 43-year-old wife Helen and 19-year-old daughter Helen Maud, a daily governess, they had another daughter Barbara Mary Elizabeth (1899-1962). Jonathan Garnham Robert Smyth died at Fulham, London and was buried in Hanwell Cemetery, London on 11 March 1930.