Biography of Simon Elwes Painter 1902-1975

On 11 May 1889 [his father] Gervase Elwes Singer 1866-1921 (22) and [his mother] Winefride Mary Elizabeth Feilding 1868-1959 (20) were married.

On 29 Jun 1902 Simon Elwes Painter 1902-1975 was born to [his father] Gervase Elwes Singer 1866-1921 (35) and [his mother] Winefride Mary Elizabeth Feilding 1868-1959 (33) at Hothorpe Hall.

On 12 Jan 1921 [his father] Gervase Elwes Singer 1866-1921 (54) was killed in a railway accident at the Back Bay Railway Station. Elwes and his [his mother] wife (52) had alighted on the platform when the singer attempted to return to the conductor an overcoat that had fallen off the train. He leaned over too far and was hit by the train, falling between the moving carriages and the platform. He died of his injuries a few hours later.

Around 1930. Simon Elwes Painter 1902-1975 (27). Portrait of Elizabeth "Betty" Maude Kerr-Smiley 1907-2006 (22).

Around 1930. Simon Elwes Painter 1902-1975. Portrait of Elizabeth "Betty" Maude Kerr-Smiley 1907-2006.

Around 1930. Simon Elwes Painter 1902-1975 (27). Portrait of Princess Marina Glücksburg Duchess Kent 1906-1968 (23).

Around 1930. Simon Elwes Painter 1902-1975. Portrait of Princess Marina Glücksburg Duchess Kent 1906-1968.

Around 1930. Simon Elwes Painter 1902-1975 (27). Portrait of David Ogilvy 12th Earl of Airlie 1893-1968 (36).

Around 1930. Simon Elwes Painter 1902-1975. Portrait of David Ogilvy 12th Earl of Airlie 1893-1968.

Around 1932. Simon Elwes Painter 1902-1975 (29). Portrait of Prince George Windsor 1st Duke Kent 1902-1942 (29).

Around 1932. Simon Elwes Painter 1902-1975. Portrait of Prince George Windsor 1st Duke Kent 1902-1942.

1933. Simon Elwes Painter 1902-1975 (30). Portrait of Princess Mary Windsor Countess Harewood 1897-1965 (35).

1933. Simon Elwes Painter 1902-1975. Portrait of Princess Mary Windsor Countess Harewood 1897-1965.

1936. Simon Elwes Painter 1902-1975 (33). Portrait of Richard Sykes 7th Baronet 1905-1978 (30).

1936. Simon Elwes Painter 1902-1975. Portrait of Richard Sykes 7th Baronet 1905-1978.

1936. Simon Elwes Painter 1902-1975 (33). Portrait of Katherine "Kitty" Kinloch Baroness Brownlow 1906-1952 (29).

1936. Simon Elwes Painter 1902-1975. Portrait of Katherine "Kitty" Kinloch Baroness Brownlow 1906-1952.

1938 to 1939. Simon Elwes Painter 1902-1975 (35). Portrait of Victoria Mary Teck Queen Consort England 1867-1953 (70).

1938 to 1939. Simon Elwes Painter 1902-1975. Portrait of Victoria Mary Teck Queen Consort England 1867-1953.

1956. Simon Elwes Painter 1902-1975 (53). Portrait of Henry Windsor 1st Duke Gloucester 1900-1974 (55).

1956. Simon Elwes Painter 1902-1975. Portrait of Henry Windsor 1st Duke Gloucester 1900-1974.

On 24 Feb 1959 [his mother] Winefride Mary Elizabeth Feilding 1868-1959 (90) died.

On 06 Aug 1975 Simon Elwes Painter 1902-1975 (73) died.