WINTERTON, Mary Evelyn

1890 - 1966

Mary Evelyn Winterton, was born at 20 Greville Place, St John's Wood, Marylebone, London on 28 October 1890, second of the three children of William Ralph Winterton (1851-1924), a drug merchant, and his wife Mary Jane née Charles, who married at Marylebone in 1887. In 1911, a 20 year old art student still living at 20 Greville Place with her parents, 59 year old William and 57 year old Mary, with siblings, 22 year old Margaret and 17 year old Ralph. A landscape painter and a member of Ipswich Art Club 1926-1943, and exhibited from White House, Eye, Suffolk in 1927, three works 'An Old Inn, Stourbridge' and 'Interior of St Bartholomew's the Great, West Smithfield' and an etching 'Sidmouth, Devon', in 1935 four works 'A Farm at Walcot, Diss', 'The Old Barn, Bosham, Sussex', 'Across the Quarry Fields, Stourbridge' and a watercolour 'A Bit of Old Wembley, Middlesex and in 1937 six works 'Stonehaven, Aberdeen', 'Gardener's Hall, Braiseworth', 'February Sky over Denmark Green, Eye', 'Roydon Fen in Winter Sunlight', 'Coronation Chair in Edward the Confessor's Chapel, Westminster' and 'Damholme, Goathland, Yorkshire' exhibiting sixteen works 1927-1937. In 1939, an unmarried principal of a private school, still living at White House, sometimes named Mansion House, Eye, Suffolk, with two other teachers. She died at The White House, Eye on 4 April 1966, aged 75, she was unmarried.