DE POIX, Hugh Edmond Francois Marie Tyrel

1886 - 1966

Hugh Edmond Francois Marie Tyrel de Poix, was born at Kensington, London on 22 April 1886, son of Hugh Edmond Albert Joseph Maria Tyrel De Poix [q.v.] and his wife Eugenie Alice Wentworth née Pemberton (1854-1944), who married at Kensington, London in 1883. In 1891, a 4 year old, living at Broome Place, Bungay, Suffolk with his parents, 50 year old Edmond and 36 year old Eugenie, with three siblings, Gautier 7, Audrey 2 and newly born Ralph, all born in London, and they kept five indoor servants. Hugh was a Lieutenant in the Royal Garrison Artillery during the First World War. A member and exhibitor at the Woodpecker Art Club, later the Norfolk & Norwich Art Circle, 1906-1953, from Bungay, Suffolk and Ditchingham, Norfolk also exhibiting at the Birmingham Art Gallery in 1928 and at the 5th exhibition of the London Portrait Gallery in 1933 he had on show 'Mrs Harold Harding'. He was elected a member of the Royal Society of British Artists. He married at Kensington, London in 1953, Mary Bernardine Hutchinson (1899-1985) and as Hugh Edmond Francois Marie Tyrel de Poix, he died at 3 Royal Chase, Tunbridge Wells, Kent on 4 April 1966, being survived by his widow. His memorial is in St Edmund Church, Bungay.

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