STRAND, Kathleen Molly

1932 - 2010

As Kathleen Molly Craddock, known as Molly, she was born at Warrington School Farm, Werrington, Cheadle, Staffordshire on 11 December 1932, daughter of Noel Vincent Craddock (25 December 1897-1959), a farm manager, and his wife Lily Evelyn Bethell, who married at Lichfield, Staffordshire in 1922. Molly married at Cheadle, Staffordshire in 1954, Robert Alister Strand [q.v.], deputy principal of Stoke-on-Trent School of Art. An artist in oil and watercolours and was also an expert embroiderer. On the retirement of her husband in 1982, they settled at Middleton, Saxmundham in Suffolk where she continued her painting. Together with her husband, a member of the Suffolk Group and continued her art working at Middleton. Her husband died at Middleton in 2009 and Molly died the following year on 23 January 2010, leaving a son and a daughter.




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