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William Widgery

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2020. Gravestone in St. David's Churchyard.

William Widgery (1826-1893), Artist

Many of his paintings were of Dartmoor. Widgery set up his Exeter studio and expanded his travels to include the coasts of Devon and Cornwall, Switzerland and Venice. By 1883, it was estimated that he had painted over 3,000 pictures

1861 Birth of son Frederick John Widgery

1881 Living at 27 Southernhay, Exeter: William Widgery (age 58 born North Molton), Artist. With his wife Elizabeth Widgery (age 55) and their daughter Florence and son Frederick Widgery (age 19), Artist.[1]

1891 Living at 11 Howell Road, Exeter: William Widgery (age 66 born North Molton), Artist (Landscape). With his wife Elizabeth Widgery (age 66 born Coryton).[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1881 Census
  2. 1891 Census