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. Educated at Strood, Gloucestersshire 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 seemingly dropped the name of Tyrel and in 1863 as Edmond De Poix, was secretary and an exhibitor at the Worcester Society of Arts and married firstly at the Church of St Mary of the Angels, Bayswater, London on 13 March 1875, Jessie Mabel (1852-1876), daughter of Alexander Smith, of H. M. Indian Service, she died on 6 March 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 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 [q.v.] 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 actually 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 Art 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'. As Edmund Albert Joseph Edouard Marie Tyrel de Poix, he 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.