ROBERTS, Beaver

1890 - 1971

Arthur Beaver Llewelyn-Roberts was born on 16 December 1890, son of Arthur Llewelyn Wynne Roberts (1855-17 October 1919), a secretary to the Royal Literary Fund, and his wife Eleanor Maude ne Wilton (21 June 1864-17 June 1957), eldest daughter of Dr. J. Wilton, who married at St Nicholas Church, Sutton, Surrey on 4 August 1887. Young Arthur's grandfather was Beaver Roberts of Wales. Educated at Bedalas School, Steep, Petersfield, Hampshire. In 1911, a 20 year old architect, living at 3 Tregunter Road, Kensington, London with his parents, 55 year old Arthur Llewelyn and 46 year old Eleanor Maud, with one of his two siblings, Gwynedd Llewelyn Roberts Gwynedd Llewelyn Buchan his other sibling was Wilton Llewellyn (13 June 1888-24 January 1977). A lieutenant in the Dorsetshire Regiment 1914-1918 and again 1940. When of Bury Studio, Sydney Street, SW London, he married at Balcombe Parish Church, Haywards Heath on 21 May 1921, Rosamond Haworth-Booth (7 April 1898-26 January 1976) of the Mill House, Balcombe but they divorced in 1926 when Arthur married at Kensington, Elinor Nancy Pease (25 January 1902-) of 18b Elvaston Place, Kensington. As A. B. Llewelyn Roberts he exhibited at the Royal Academy from 20 Red Lion Square, London in 1923 'Cottage in East Sussex', 'House at Le Touquet' and 'New Chateau of Elvadinghe, Belgium', from 126 Wigmore Street, London in 1926 'A Small House in Sussex', in 1928 'House at Ifield, Sussex' and from 8 Sumner Place, London in 1935 'New Offices, Slough,Bucks'. In 1939 they were living at Wigley Bush Lane, South Weald, Brentwood, Essex and as Beaver Roberts he again exhibited at the Royal Academy from Ashwells, Bentley, Brentwood in 1944 'The Thames at Long Wittenham', in 1945 'Snow at the Farm', from Sproughton Hall [Manor], near Ipswich in 1946 'Outside Blandford, Dorset' and from Cross End. Pebmarsh, Halstead, Essex in 1951 'The Peaceful Stour'. In 1947, when still of Sproughton Manor, Arthur and Elinor with their two sons Peter 16 and Michael 9, emigrated to Kenya. Arthur Beaver Llewelyn-Roberts died on 26 April 1971.




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