POCKLINGTON, Daphne Violet

1908 - 1987

Daphne Violet Pocklington was born at Egham, Surrey on 25 August 1908, daughter of Irish born, Alfred William Sharpe Pocklington (1873-28 June 1934), and his first wife Leonie Clara née Berthoud (1878-8 November 1923), who married at Kensington, London in 1906, Arthur married secondly on 20 January 1928, Lady Alexandra Louisa Godolphin Paget née Osborne (20 February 1872-19 January 1938), daughter of the 9th Duke of Leeds. In 1911, Daphne was a 2-year-old, living at Broadwater, Wraysbury, Buckinghamshire with her parents, 37-year-old Alfred and 32-year-old Leonie and they retained three servants who were all born in Suffolk but by 1921 they had moved to Ballards Gardens, Church Street, Ewell, Surrey when her father was a general manager of an engineering works. Daphne was a miniature portrait painter and elected an Associate of the Royal Miniature Society in 1930 and where she exhibited 1929-1933, from London in 1929 and from Capel St Mary, Ipswich in 1930, she also exhibited miniatures at the Royal Academy. She married at Chelsworth, Suffolk in 1933, Revd Col. Harry Earle Garland (8 March 1901-16 September 1992), who was buried at Parham, Suffolk. In 1939, Daphne was living at Stone Street Farm, Kersey, near Hadleigh, with a nurse and a servant cook. Daphne Violet Garland was of Brewers, Brettenham, Ipswich when she died on 10 October 1987.

Royal Academy Exhibits
from 8 Stanhope Terrace, Hyde Park, London
1929 966 The Patriarch
from The Mill House, Capel St Mary, Ipswich
1931 1032 Piper of the Seaforth Highlanders
from Parham Vicarage, Woodbridge, Suffolk
1954 959 Julian Garland