PHILLIPPS, Efa Florence

1867 - 1952

Efa Florence Phillipps, was born at Colchester, Essex on 22 March 1867, daughter of Charles Burch Phillipps [q.v.] and his wife Amy Florence née Colville [Phillipps q.v.]. A member of the Ipswich Art Club in 1875 and exhibited from Barham Hall, Ipswich in 1875, '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 on 12 July 1907, aged 50, being survived by a son and a daughter, when Efa went to live with her widowed mother and unmarried sister Margarert Joan Phillipps (29 August 1876-9 November 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 1899-14 December 1972) and Efa's unmarried sister Margaret. Efa died at St Mary's, Coddenham on 11 December 1952.