WINCH, John Miller

1857 - 1934

Born at Priory Street, Colchester, Essex, in 1857, son of John Winch (1808-1870), a cabinet maker, and his wife Maria née Edwards (1820-1864), Maria was born at Washbrook, Suffolk and married at Colchester on 2 October 1849. In 1891, John was a photographer at 208 Magdalen Street, Colchester and ten years later at the same address a 'foreign stamp dealer & artist' but by 1911 had moved to 19 Wellesley Road, Colchester. Painter in oil of landscapes, figures and animals and a member of Ipswich Art Club 1891-1930 exhibiting some thiry works 1891-1914 including in 1891 from St Botolph's House, Colchester an oil 'Una Fiasca de Vino' and in 1894 'The Hermit', 1900 'Sleeping Michael, a Puppy' and 'Cat's Head' and from 19 Wellesley Road, Colchester in 1914 'Old Roofs, Colchester' and later lived at Woodland View, 101 Straight Road, Lexden, Colchester. He married at Colchester in 1921, Mary Jane Barton and died at Crouch Street Colchester on 15 October 1934.

Works by This Artist