GLOVER, Richard Sydney

1855 - 1935

Richard Sydney Glover, was born at 34 King Street, Maidstone in 1855, eldest child of Revd Richard Glover (12 August 1827-16 March 1919), perpetual curate of Trinity Church, Maidstone, and his wife Sarah Deborah née Clabon (1822-1908), who married at Hackney, London in 1854. In 1861, Richard was a 6 year old, living at 34 King Street, Maidstone, with his parents, 33 year old Richard and 36 year old Sarah, with siblings Percy Clabon 5, Mary Ellen 3, Archibald E. 2 and Ethel Sarah 1, all born at Maidstone. In 1871 they were living at Oaklands, 19 Hilldrop Road, Islington, London with the addition of siblings George Hale 9 and Ellen Martha 8, Ellen was born at Dover. In 1881, the family were living at the Vicarage, Penn Road Villas, Islington when the father, Richard was vicar of St Luke's, West Holloway when Richard was a 26 year old tea merchant and one of his brother's, 19 year old George was an art student. Young Richard married Margaret William and in 1891, 36 year old Richard and 30 year old 'Madge', who was born at Chelvey, Somerset were boarding at Princes Square, Paddington, London but they were divorced in 1897/1900. Richard is next noticed when he exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1923 from Blyth House, Southwold, Suffolk, a landscape painting. He died at Dunmow, Essex in 1935.