BEVAN, Harriet Gurney

1848 - 1940

Miss H G Bevan

Harriet Gurney Bevan, was baptised at St Peter's Church, Sudbury on 18 May 1848, daughter of William Robert Bevan (18 January 1812-9 June 1890), banker, and his wife wife Sarah Cowell née Rawlinson (14 March 1815-21 June 1891). Harriet provided the drawing of 'Plumpton House, Whepstead' which was the family home, which was engraved and used in Fulcher's Suffolk Pocket Book for 1876. As Miss H. Bevan of Plumpton, she exhibited at the Bury St Edmund's and West Suffolk Fine Art Society [q.v.] in 1882. Harried married at Bletchingly, Godstone, Surrey on 25 July 1894, Revd William Chatterley Bishop (1853-1922), who was rector of the parish. Harriet died at Meadowside, Merstham, Reigate, Surrey on 20 May 1940