CHADBURN, George Haworthe

1870 - 1950

George Haworthe Chadburn, was born in Masbrough, Yorkshire on 13 June 1870, second child and only son of the three children of Revd James Chadburn (1839-25 October 1916) and his wife Grace née Tetley, who married at Skipton, Yorkshire in 1867, his elder sister was Dr Mary Maud Chadburn, M.D. (1868-1957). Educated at Mill Hill School, Middlesex and studied at St John's Wood School of Art, the Slade School of Fine Art and the Royal Academy Schools, he also spent some time in Paris, where he attended Académie Julian under Jules Joseph Lefevre (1830-1911) and Tony Robert-Fleury (1837-1911). He spent five years on the staff of the Technical Education Board, London County Council School of Arts and Crafts. A landscape and portrait painter and an illustrator, he exhibited ten works at the Royal Academy 1909-1919, including a portrait of his wife and in 1908 'Carn Madryn', also exhibiting at the Royal Society of British Artists 1901-1908, where he exhibited a series of landscapes, and at the Paris Salon becoming a member of the Union Internationale des Beaux-Arts. He married at Islington, London in 1899, Mabel Harwood [Chadburn q.v.], and their daughter Joan Jessie Chadburn (1900-1980), married in 1932 the Suffolk artist Cecil Howard Lay [q.v.]. In 1911, as Haworthe Chadburn, was a 41 year old artist painter, living at 47 Haverstock Hill, Hampstead with his 33 year old wife Mabel and their three children, Joan 10, Paul 8 and Marcus 4, all born at Hampstead. When his father died in 1916 he left over £100,000 with the income to his three children then the capital to his five grandchildren. As Haworthe Chadburn he exhibited from Marsh Acres, Middleton, near Saxmundham, Suffolk at Ipswich Art Club in 1932, an oil, 'A Suffolk Common' and in 1933 another oil 'North Wales'. In 1939, a retired artist living at Channel Cottage Lower Drive, Dawlish, Devon with his artist wife Mabel. His other major interest was horticulture and he won the Dykes Medal for Horticulture in 1934 and 1941 and was a well-known Iris breeder. Chadburn died at High Croft, Budleigh, Salterton, Devon on 29 January 1950 and buried at St Peter's Burial Ground, Budleigh.