HUNTLY, William Burchanan

1884 - 1973

William Burchanan Huntly, sometimes Huntley, was born at Glasgow, Scotland on 21 December 1884 and baptised at London Road Secession, Glasgow on 8 February 1885, son of William Huntly and his wife Mary née Buchanan. In 1901, a 16 year old, living at 55 South Clerk Street, Edinburgh with his 38 year old mother Mary, a boarding house keeper, with siblings George J. 14, Jessie T. 12 and Agnes W. 11 with a boarder. A contributor to 'Punch' the 'Bystander' and other well-known periodicals. Walter exhibited at the Royal Academy from 136 Elgin Avenue, Maida Vale in 1912 'The Baker's Shop, India', from Salisbury Road, Grately, Hampshire in 1913 'An Indian Wayside' and from Shamrock Farm, Assington, Suffolk in 1914 'A Sweetmeat Shop in India' also showing at the Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colour from London in 1908. In 1921 he was living at Cowper Road, Acton with his wife Violet Elizabeth Huntly but by 1931 they had moved to 31 Cumberland Park, Acton. William Burchanan Huntly died at 31 Cumberland Park, Acton on 6 October 1973.