BURRELL, Florence

1867 - 1941

Florence Burrell, was born at Fornham St Martin, Suffolk on 24 March and baptised on 26 April 1867, second daughter of Walton Burrell (7 May 1837-3 December 1925), a gentleman farmer, and his wife Ellen née Cowen (c.1833-1923), who married at Thetford, Norfolk in 1862, Florence was a sister of Ellen Burrell. Florence was educated at The Cedars School, Anglesea Road, Ipswich where in 1881 she was a 14 year old boarder. As Miss F. E. Burrell she exhibited at the Bury St Edmund's Fine Art Society in 1887 three animal portraits 'Belle', 'Pop', 'Ichabod'. In 1891, a 24 year old, living at New Hall Farm, Village Street, Fornham St Martin near Bury St Edmund's with her parents, 53 year old Walton and 58 year old Ellen, with siblings Ellen Marion 26, Catherine 19, Frank 17, Evelyn 16, Maud C. 15, Louise 14, Mabel 12, and Duncan 10, all born at Fornham St Martin. Florence, a trained nurse at London's Wigmore Institute, married at St Thomas's Church, Regent's Street, London on 10 October 1899, Charles Webb, a stockbroker from Epsom, Surrey, and in 1901, Florence and her 49 year old husband Charles, were staying at the Mandeville Hotel, 8 Mandeville Place, Marylebone, London. In 1911 they were living at 8 Pelham Place, Kensington, London with two servants, but they had no children. In 1939, a widow, living at Aveing, Hadley Road, Sheringham, Norfolk with some other members of the Burrell family and she died in Surrey in 1941.