STOKOE, Charles John

1873 - 1926


Born and baptised at Waltair, Madras, Indian on 12 March 1873, son of Col. Richard Stokoe [q.v.], an army officer, and his wife Fanny née Weichbrodt, who married at Hampstead, London in 1871. He was promulgated Lieut Col in the Madras Infantry on 2 January 1888. A member of the Ipswich Art Club from 1905 until his death, exhibiting from East Bergholt in 1905 four oil paintings 'Spring', 'Gorse', 'Gipsy Caravans on a Norfolk Common' and 'Dunthorne's House, East Bergholt', two in 1910 'A Summer Sea' and 'The Cornfield' and in 1911 from Osborne Place, Chelmsford eight works, from The Grange, Hasketon, Suffolk from 1919, in 1921 'Cutting the Red Wheat', 'Along the Beach to Aldeburgh' and 'Evening' from Langham, Colchester where he was living from 1922, in 1923 three oils 'The Manger', 'The Hayfield' and 'Tethered Goats', in 1925 'Above Dedham Lock', 'Off Thorpeness', 'Willows' and 'As the Sun moves West' and was a regular exhibitor. Also exhibiting at the London Salon and the Royal Academy 1907-1914 from High Trees, East Bergholt, Suffolk 1907 and from Chelmsford, Essex in 1914. In 1911, a 38 year old painter artist living at 63 New London Road, Chelmsford with his parents, 68 year old Richard Stokoe, a retired military colonel, born Peckham, Surrey and 65 year old Fanny, born Hampstead. He married at Ipswich in 1914, Elsie M. Colchester (born 12 April 1893) and died at Ipswich, Suffolk in 1926, aged 52.

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