Passport Land - Eleanor Jean
Gilbert Bayes (1908-1999)
Eleanor Jean Gilbert Bayes (3 May 1908, London, England - Mar qtr 1999,
London, England). In 1927, she signed her name as "Jean Bayes" and was
an Art Student.
From 16-20 Apr 1936, Eleanor Bayes sailed on the SS Viceroy of India
from Gibraltar to London. She was an Artist, living at 4 Greville
Place, Maida Vale, London NW6 (her parents house from 1931-1953).
Eleanor Jean Bayes died Mar quarter 1999, Westminster, London.
Her father was Gilbert William Bayes
RA (4 Apr 1872, St Pancras, London - 1953, London), a British sculptor
and medalist. There is even an entire gallery named after him at the
Victoria and Albert Museum, London. You can read more about him on Wikipedia.
Her mother was Gertrude Smith, a fellow sculptor.
They married in 1906 in Farnham, Surrey, and had children:
Her grandparents were:
- Eleanor Jean Gilbert Bayes (SEE ABOVE)
- Geoffrey Gilbert Bayes (20 Jun 1912 - Mar qtr 2001, Teignbridge,
They had children:
- Alfred Walter Bayes RE (1831, Lumbutts, near Todmorden, Lancs -
1909). He was a notable painter, etcher and engraver.
- Emily Ann Fielden (1837, Todmorden, Lancs - 1924)
- Emmeline Bayes (1867, St Pancras, London - 1957)
- Walter John Bayes RWS (31 May 1869 - 21 Jan 1956, Hampstead,
London). A painter,
etcher, illustrator, theatrical scenery designer and also a lecturer
and writer on artistic subjects. He taught at the City & Guilds
Institute, at the Camberwell School of Arts and Crafts, he was a highly
regarded teacher as the Headmaster of Westminster School of Art
(1918-1934) and Lecturer on perspective to the Royal Academy and Slade
School and Director of Painting at Lancaster School of Arts and Crafts
1944-49. In 1904, he married Katherine Telfer, and they had two sons:
Alfred James Montreuil Bayes (Jim Bayes) (1907, London - ) and
Alexander George Thompson Bayes.
- Gilbert William Bayes (4 Apr 1872, St Pancras, London - 1953,
Artist and lecturer.
- Jessie Bayes (1876-1970). Minaturist painter and Arts and Crafts
Eleanor Bayes's British passport was issued on 30 Apr 1927.