THIRTLE, Janet Isabel

1885 - 1963

Janet Isabel Thirtle, was born at Bungay, Suffolk on 27 February and baptised at Bungay St Mary on 2 April 1885, daughter of John Farrer Thirtle (1853-1926) and his wife Eliza née McJannet, who married at Erpingham, Norfolk in 1883 and lived at the family linen draper's business at Market Place, Bungay. In 1911, still living at Market Place, Bungay with her parents, 57 year old John and 51 year old Eliza, and a sibling sister Dorothy Frances 19, of their four children. A painter in oil of figure subjects and a member of Ipswich Fine Art Club 1905-1908 and exhibited five works, including 'Grandmother's Friends', 'Just Arrived' and 'The Jailers'. She was still living with her parents in 1911 and died at 5 Flixton Road, Bungay on 10 October 1963, and buried in Bungay Cemetery, she was unmarried. One of her painting The Horsefair, oil on canvas, was sold by Cuttlestones, auctioneers, on 23/24 August 2017.

Note: the Suffolk Burial Index gives her date of death as 1965 but GRO and her will as 1963. In the 1939 record she gave her date of birth as 27 February 1900.




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