UPCHER, Violet Marian

1874 - 1954

Violet Marian Upcher, was born at Twyford, Norfolk on 8 October 1874, daughter of Maj.Gen. Russell Upcher (1844-1936) and his wife Marian Elizabeth née Rogers (1851-1933), who married at Erpingham, Holt, Norfolk on 15 August 1872. In 1911, a 25 year old, living at The Warren, Fritton, Suffolk with her parents, 67 year old Russell and 50 year old Marian. A member and exhibitor at Norfolk & Norwich Art Circle 1909-1914 from Fritton. During the First World War she served as a V.A.D. Nurse, at the auxiliary hospital at Ampton Hall, Bury St Edmund's, Suffolk being gazetted as 1st class award on 19 January 1920. In 1939, she was living at Fritton Warren, Lothingland, Suffolk, with two female servants, and where she died on 21 November 1954, aged 80, and was buried in St Edmundís Church, Fritton, she was unmarried. One of her watercolours 'After The August Flood' was sold at auction on 10 July 2005.