Family of Lance Calkin (George Lance Calkin)

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Calkin, Lance born, George Lance Calkin
Second of 7 children born to George and Emily
Occupation - Artist (see art website detail at - The Art Museum)
The 1861 census has Lance (aged 1) living with his parents (see father's entry above).
1871 census lists George L. aged 11, living with his parents as above.
Although living until 1936, there doesn`t appear to be any trace of Lance in either the 1881 or 1901 censii ?
His brief will, made 14th December 1900 (36 years before his death) states Lance to be living at 2, Napier Avenue, Hurlingham, Middlesex.
Click here to see a copy of Lance's Will.
Click here to see examples of Lance's Art Work.
1911 census lists George Lance living with his wife and three daughters at 22, Queen Anne's Grove, Acton West, Middlesex
His occupation is given as "Artist Portrait Painter".
There is also a General Domestic Servant listed: Mary Blood (aged 22) of Lancashire.

The following is an entry from "Who's Who In Art" dated 1929:
Calkin, Lance, ROI (1895); portrait painter ; b.London 22 June 1859;
s of George Calkin, musician and composer;
m Alice O'Brien; three d.
Educ. privately; Slade School; RA Schools.
Principal works portraits of HM King Edward VII, HM King George V, Marquis of Camden, Joseph Chamberlain.
Recreations ; music, golf & billiards. Address 43 Roland Gdns., S.Kensington, S.W.7.
Clubs ; Arts, Richmond Golf.
Signs work "Lance Calkin"

Lance's work and home addresses as listed in Historical Directories include:
1891 listed as an Artist at 10, The Studios, Fitzroy Road N.W.
1895 listed as an Artist at 1, The Studios, Cheniston Gardens, Kensington
1899 listed at 7, James Street, Haymarket S.W.
1901-1914 home address listed as 22, Queen Anne's Grove, Bedford Park, Middlesex
1910-1915 working at 11, Orange Street, Leicester Square W.C.

         Born: 22.06.1859 registered in St.Pancras, London
         Married: c. 09.1891 to Alice Annie O'Brien, registered in Camberwell
         Died: 10.10.1936 Aged 77 at 49, Cresilton Road, Fulham.
Calkin (nee O'Brien), Alice Annie
Daughter of ?
In 1901 census, an Alice is listed as living at 23, Queen Annes Grove, Acton.
It is that entry that the children below have been taken from, BUT,
the head of the household is listed as "Sarah Calkin" (b 1859), Artist Packer ... male !?
We all know what the art fraternity are like, but, was Lance the first to change "his" name ?
         Born: 1870 in Liverpool
         Died: c. 03.1957 Aged 87, registered in Watford.

Three Children
# # # With three daughters, this branch of the Calkin family tree ends here # # #
Joan Margaret L.
In the 1911 census Joan (aged 18) is listed living with her parents as above.
         Born: c. 12.1892 registered in Kensington, London
         Married: c. 06.1915 to Stanley May, registered in St. Geo. East.
Phyllis Eileen L.
In the 1911 census Phyllis (aged 16) is listed living with her parents as above.
         Born: c. 06.1894 registered in Kensington, London
         Married: c. 12.1923 to a John Robert Lee, registered in Brentford.
Three Children
John Lance Lee .... married Easter Allwood 15.04.1950 (registered in Harrow)
      John and Easter had three children, Amanda Jane Lee, John David Lee and Victoria May Phyllis Lee
Noel Lee .... believed to have died relatively young, leaving no children.
Barbara Lee .... who married Guy Strickland
      Barbara and Guy had one daughter, Diana Strickland.
I remember being informed that Enid was a third child, but there is
no entry in the Births, Marriages or Deaths for an Enid Calkin in the 19th century .....
She is listed in the 1911 census though !
In the 1911 census Enid (aged 7) is listed living with her parents as above.
         Born: c. 1903 in London (according to 1911 census)

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