YEATMAN, Jane Ross

1909 - 2003

As Jane Ross Shorrock, she was born at Oakeligh Darwen, Blackburn on 12 August 1909, eldest daughter of William Gordon Shorrock (12 May 1879-13 April 1944), a cotton manufacturer, and his wife Ethel Hinemoa Godby (29 October 1887-14 November 1974), daughter of Michael John Godby of Timaru, New Zealand, who married at Holy Trinity Church, Eastbourne, Sussex on 31 October 1908 and in 1939 were living at Lower Gate, Morland, Westmorland. Jane married in Morland Church, near Penrith, Westmorland on 11 December 1931, Commander Richard Harter, R.N., who was of Constable Cottage, Langham, Essex when he died at 18 Lexden Road, Colchester on 7 January 1938, aged 50, and secondly at Southwark Cathedral, London in February 1946 Malcolm Bardsley Yeatman (1899-1976), who died at Alpha Cottage, Pin Mill Road, Chelmondiston, Ipswich on 16 February 1976. After her first marriage in 1931, Jane came to East Anglia and studied art under Millicent Margaret Fisher Prout, A.R.A. (1875-1963) and later under Cor Visser. A member of the Colchester Art Society and specialised in watercolours and drawings. A member of the Ipswich Art Club from 1966 and exhibited from Constable Cottage, Langham in 1964, oils 'Ship Unloading Timber, Ipswich Dock', in 1965 'Maritime Subject' and 'Peonies', in 1966 'Clare', 'Retired Barge Master' and a watercolour 'Langham Church, Essex'. A regular exhibitor and from 1973 exhibited from Cosgrove Lodge, Langham three works 'Keeper's Cottage', 'Old Oak Tree' both conte, and a sepia drawing 'Portrait Study' and at the Club's centenary exhibition in 1974, she exhibited a watercolour 'River Gipping at Sproughton' and in 1977 three pictures 'Derelict Hill Farm', 'Oak Tree, St Helen's Hospital' and 'Springtime Puddles', in 1980 'May Trees', 'Dead Wood' and 'Langham Churchyard. Jane Ross Yeatman died in the Colchester district on 28 May 2003.

Works by This Artist