SOUTHGATE, Arthur

1905 - 1970

Arthur Clifford Southgate was born at 58 Roseberry Road, Ipswich on 2 June 1905, only child of Clifford Walker Southgate (1862-1934), a plough fitter, and his wife Annie Maria née Richardson (1864-1937), who married at Ipswich in 1899. Arthur studied at Ipswich Art School, under George Rushton and was a watercolour and landscape painter who exhibited at the Ipswich Fine Art Society from 58 Rosebery Road, Ipswich in 1927, an aquatint 'A Barn Rushmere' and a watercolour 'The Valley, Belstead', in 1933 a watercolour 'Contisbury, Devon', in 1935 two watercolours 'Summer Day' and 'Levington, Suffolk', in 1937 two watercolours 'The Road to the Pass, Glencoe' and 'An Autmn Afternoon, Tuddenham', in 1941 'Dovedale', in 1943 'Deben', in 1944 an oil 'Boats, Deben' and from the same address exhibited at Tibbenham's Gallery, Brook Street, Ipswich in 1943 'Reflections' and his 'The Road to the Pass, Glencoe' and 'Ochill Hill', which were also shown at the Royal Academy. In 1939, a photo lithographic artist, living at 58 Rosebury Road, and he married at Ipswich in 1946, Gladys May Garrod (18 October 1907-3 January 1997) and they lived at 25 Digby Road, Ipswich. Arthur Clifford Southgate died at 25 Digby Road, Ipswich on 19 April 1970.

Royal Academy Exhibits
from 58 Rosebery Road, Ipswich
1938 810 The Road to the Pass: Glencoe
945 Ochill Hills
1946 941 Reed-beds, Martlesham
from 25 Digby Road, Ipswich
1951 766 Woodbridge, Suffolk