STOKOE, Charles John

1873 - 1926

Charles John Stokoe, was 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. In 1881, a 7 year old boarder at a school at 20 St John's Park, Greenwich, London, and in 1901, a 28 year old, living at High Trees, East Bergholt, Suffolk with his parents, Richard 58, a retired colonel of infantry, Fanny 55, with siblings Richard 24, a student at a vetinary college, and Frances Maud Rosalie 21, both born at Madras, and by 1911 they had moved to 63 New London Road, Chelmsford, Essex. 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, Essex eight works and from The Grange, Hasketon, Suffolk in 1921 'Cutting the Red Wheat', 'Along the Beach to Aldeburgh' and 'Evening' and from Langham, Colchester, Essex 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 annual exhibitor. He also exhibited at the London Salon and the Royal Academy 1907-1914 from High Trees, East Bergholt, Suffolk in 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 Millicent Colchester (born 12 April 1893). He was of The Priory, Boxted, Colchester, Essex when he died at Ipswich on 3 February 1926, aged 52, his widow was still living at Boxted in 1930.

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