PLANTE, Frank

1907 - 1974

Frank Cecil Plant, was born at Denbigh, Wrexham on 4 October 1907, son of George Henry Plant and his wife Mary Elizabeth. In 1911, a 3 year old scholar, living at 46 Bradley Road, Wrexham, Denbighshire with his parents, 39 year old George and 39 year old Mary, with siblings Edith Jane Beatrice 14 and Ernest 13, both born at Denbigh. Frank married at Birmingham in 1935, Florence Ada Betts (6 April 1912-1941) and in 1939, a copper plate printer, living at 18 Stow Grove, Birmingham with his wife Florence Ada. He added an 'e' to his surname and as Frank Plante, he married secondly at Bury St Edmund's in 1947, Yvonne Edith Todd (1924-2011), daughter of Edith Todd [q.v.]. he exhibited at the Bury St Edmund's Art Society [q.v.] in 1948 'an attractive river scene in delicate colour'. He died at Bury St Edmund's in 1974 and his widow later married Leonard Perren.