PHILLIPPS, Miss Efa Florence

1867 - 1952

Born at Colchester, Essex on 22 March 1867, daughter of Charles Burch Phillipps [q.v.] and his wife Amy Florence née Colville (1840-1919). A member of the Ipswich Art Club in 1875 when of Barham Hall, Ipswich and exhibited 'The Vanished Sail' and may have further exhibits but they are conflated with Miss, Mrs &c., such as 'Blakenham Mill, West Side', 'Solitude' and 'The Southwold Monument, Barking Church'. She married at Barham on 19 November 1898, Sir Richard Edward Rowley Martin (1847-1907), a retired army colonel of Hemingstone Hall, Ipswich and they went to live at 4 Crag Path, Wentworth Terrace, Aldeburgh where their daughter Sarah was born in 1900. Her husband died in 1907, aged 50, being survived by a son and a daughter, when she went to live with her widowed mother and unmarried sister Margarert Joan Phillipps (29 August 1876-1958) at Claydon Lodge, near Ipswich. In 1939 a widow, living at St Mary's, Church Road, Coddenham, Suffolk with her unmarried daughter Sarah (Sally) (18 December 1899-1972) and Efa's unmarried sister Margaret. Efa died in Suffolk in 1952.