WHITMORE, Bryan

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 (1799-1855), clerk in custom house, and his wife Ann Maria née Archer (1804-1847), 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. Bryan married at Newington, Surrey in 1865, Henrietta Crawley (1832-1921) 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 at the Royal Academy 1882-1897; Royal Society of British Artists; New Water Colour Society and Grosvenor Gallery, London including 'Cromer' (1862), 'The Flowing Tide' (1887) 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. He was of Upper Halliford, Shepperton, Middlesex when he died at Norfolk House, Barrack Path, St John's, Woking, Surrey on 22 July 1903, aged 66 and where his wife Henrietta died on 11 March 1921.




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