PHILLIPPS, Florence March

1823 - 1898

Florence Charemille March Phillipps, was born in Middlesex about 1823, daughter of Samuel March Phillipps (14 July 1780-11 March 1862) and his wife Charemille née Grant, who married in 1812 and she died in 1825. In 1881, Florence was 'single with income from investments', living at Hitcham Hall, near Ipswich with her 56 year old widowed brother Alfred Lisle March Phillipps (1824-1887), retired Indian civil service, and her 22 year old niece Mary March Phillipps, born Devon and they retained three indoor servants. As Miss March Phillips[sic] of Hitcham, she exhibited at the Bury St Edmund's and West Suffolk Fine Art Society in 1882. She died at Hitcham on 23 April 1898 leaving an estate in Bengal, India, she was unmarried.