1836 - 1903

As Walter Robert Bryan Whitmore, he was born at Kennington, Surrey in November 1836 and baptised at St Mark's Kennington on 14 June 1837, son of Thomas Greenslade Whitmore (1799-17 December 1855), clerk in custom house, and his wife Ann Maria née Archer (1804-23 August 1847), who married at Camberwell, Surrey on 22 April 1825. In 1851, a 14 year old scholar, living at 4 Wandsworth Road, Courland Terrace, Clapham, London with his 51 year old widowed father Thomas, and siblings Eliza 23, Anna Maria Charlotte 16 and Charles Everitt 10, all born in London. As a clerk in the Customs Office and of Lindsay Place, Waterside, Chelsea he was declared a bankrupt in 1862. Bryan married at Newington, Surrey in 1865, Henrietta Crawley (1832-11 March 1921) and in 1871, a 'landscape painter', living at Erica Cottage, Bunker Hill, Woking, Surrey with his 38 year old wife Henrietta. Under the name of Bryan Whitmore, a painter of landscape and coastal scenes and exhibited from 1871 including at the Royal Academy from Halliford, Shepperton in 1883 'Dunkirk', in 1887 'The Flowing Tide' and 'Stonehaven Harbour', in 1889 'A South-easter' and 'Caistor', in 1891 'Norfolk Coast' and from Southwold, Suffolk in 1892 'Lindisfarne' also showin at the Royal Society of British Artists; New Water Colour Society and Grosvenor Gallery, London including titles 'Cromer' (1862) and 'Bude Sands' (1897) from addresses in Chertsey, Shepperton and from Southwold, Suffolk where he is remembered as a very keen golfer and is represented in the 'Gooding Collection' at Southwold Town Hall with a painting of the Blyth Estuary of 1887. In 1901, an artist living at The Grove, Managate Lane, Shepperton. Walter Robert Bryan Whitmore was of Upper Halliford, Shepperton, Middlesex and of Southwold when he died at Norfolk House, Barrack Path, St John's, Woking, Surrey on 22 July 1903, aged 66.

Royal Academy Exhibits
from Halliford, Shepperton
1883 985 Dunkirk - watercolour
1887 1178 The Flowing Tide - watercolour
         1299 Stonehaven Harbour - watercolour
1889 1275 A South-easter - watercolour
         1353 Caistor - watercolour
1891 1387 Norfolk Coast - watercolour
from Southwold, Suffolk
1892 1218 Lindisfarne - watercolour

Works by This Artist