DE POIX, Edmond Albert Joseph Tyrel

1840 - 1916

Edmond Albert Joseph Edouard Marie de Poix Tyrel was born at 42 Britannia Square, Whistone, Worcester in 1840, son of John De Poix Tyrel (1811-1883), author & tutor, who was born at Botesdale, Suffolk, and his wife Mary Christina née Chapman (26 August 1807-1879), who married at Worcester on 30 April 1835. Edmond was educated at Strood, Gloucestershire and in 1871, a 30-year-old artist, secretary, and friend, to 58-year-old Henry Liddell, a retired corn factor, at Long Benton Village, Northumberland. He dropped the name of Tyrel and in 1863 as Edmond De Poix, was secretary and an exhibitor at the Worcester Society of Arts. He married firstly at the Church of St Mary of the Angels, Bayswater, London on 13 March 1875, Jessie Mabel Smith (1852-6 March 1876), daughter of Alexander Smith, of H. M. Indian Service, she died the following year, aged 24. In 1881, a 39[sic] year old landscape painter, living at 3 Argyle Road, Kensington, London together with his 68-year-old widowed father John Le Poix Tyrel. He married secondly at Kensington, London on 5 April 1883, Eugenie Alice Wentworth Pemberton (12 September 1854-1944) and they had at least four children, including Hugh Edmond Francois Marie Tyrel De poix and they came to live at Bungay, Suffolk. In 1911, a 70-year-old Justice of the Peace, living at Broome Place, Loddon Road, Bungay, Suffolk - Broome is in Norfolk - with his 26-year-old son Gautier or Walter, a barrister-at-law, and several servants. A member and exhibitor at the Woodpecker Sketch Club, later the Norfolk & Norwich Art Circle 1905-1916, from Bungay, Suffolk and in May 1906 exhibited at Norwich Assembly Rooms, three watercolours, two entitled 'Evening Scenes on the Stour' and 'Ipswich'. Edmund Albert Joseph Edouard Marie Tyrel de Poix, was of Broome Place, Bungay, Suffolk when he died at Woodside, Littlehampton, East Sussex on 21 December 1916, leaving over 66,000, his wife died at The Lodge Farm, Loddon Norfolk in 1944.