GLOVER, Sybil Mullen

1907 - 1995

As Sybil Daphne Jeffery, she was born at Hulme, Manchester on 22 November 1907, daughter of Ann Jeffery who in 1911, was a married 22-year-old visitor with her daughter Sybil, at Quarry House, Chapel Street, Newbridge, Ruabon, Cefn, Denbighshire, the home of unmarried 69-year-old Anne Williams. Sybil studied at the St Martin's School of Art in London under Roland Vivian Pitchforth (1895-1982) and with private tutors. She married at Hastings, Sussex in 1927, Joseph Cuthbert Mullen (29 April 1883-8 April 1940) and in 1939 they were living at Little Doone, Tallard Newton, Liskeard, Cornwall, where Joseph died following year. Sybil, as she was known, lived for many years in Suffolk and as Mrs Sybil Mullen Glover, was a member of Ipswich Art Club from 1963 and continued to exhibit regularly throughout her painting career. She exhibited from 1 Park Place, Stoke, Plymouth in 1963, four watercolours 'A Suffolk Landscape', 'The Barge', 'The Bridge of Sighs' and 'Lonely Waters, Suffolk', four in 1964 'A Symphony in China Clay', 'From Haddon Hall, Suffolk', 'The Last of St Michael's' and 'The Sirdar Visits Plymouth', and in 1967 a further four 'Barbican Splendour', 'Evening at the Pool', 'A Cornish Creek' and 'Plymouth Fish Market'. In 1972 she exhibited from 108 Moresworth Road, Stoke 'An English Fortress' which seem to have been her last showing at Ipswich. She also exhibited at the Royal Academy, the New English Art Club and the Society of Women Artists (1959-1980) and at the Paris Salon where she won gold and silver medal. In 1964 elected a member of the Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours and the Society of Marine Artists and was also a member of the Society of Women Artists. She later had a studio at Mvagissey, Cornwall. As Daphne Sybil Glover, she died at 108 Molesworth Road, Stoke, Plymouth, Devon on 19 June 1995 and donated 800,000 to the RNLI to build a lifeboat.

Royal Academy Exhibits
from 1 Park Place, Stoke, Plymouth
1963 834 Plymouth Sound - watercolour
from 108 Molesworth Road, Stoke, Plymouth
1969 278 Deadman's Shoes II - watercolour

Works by This Artist