MYER, Hon. Elsie

1877 - 1964

Elsie Myer

As Hon. Elsie Montagu, she was born at 96 Lancaster Gate, Paddington, London on 5 March 1877, daughter of Sir Samuel Montague, Bart. (1832-1911), later 1st Baron Swaythling, banker, and his wife Ellen née Cohen (1843-1919), who married in London on 6 March 1862. She married on 31 October 1905, Reginald Abraham Simmons Myer (1879-1959) and they had one son and two daughters. A watercolour landscape artist and a member of the Ipswich Fine Art Club 1920-1925 and exhibited from Walber House, Walberswick, Suffolk in 1920 'Kew Gardens' and 'Boats, Walberswick' and in 1921 'Among the Trees', 'The Bridge, Walberswick' and 'The Outbuildings'. In 1939 she was living at 52 Westbourne Terrace, Paddington, London with her daughter Sheila Ellen Marian Grenvile Myer [Conrad] (23 December 1910-19 November 1996), who was also an artist. Elsie died at 84 Princes House, Kensington Park Road, Kensington, London on 26 July 1964.