James Craig

James Humbert Craig (1877 - 1944)

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James Humbert "Jimmy" Craig
Born in 16 Brougham Street, Belfast, County Antrim, Irelandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in May Street Presbytarian Church, Belfast, County Down, Irelandmap
[children unknown]
Died in Tornamona Cottage, Castle Park, Cushendun, County Antrim, Irelandmap
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Categories: Notables | Irish Artists.

James Craig is Notable.

Biography

James Humbert Craig was an Irish landscape painter.

He was born Belfast 1877. [1]

His parents were Alexander Craig & Marie Metzenen. [1]

He studied at Belfast College of Art.

Aged 23 in 1901, he was a mercantile clerk in Bangor, County Down.

He married Annie Lilburn.

They resided at Tornamona Cottage, Castle Park, Cushendun, County Antrim.

James died Tornamona Cottage 12 June 1944, aged 66, from perforated ulcers.

He was buried in Layde Parish Church, Cushendall, County Antrim.

His brother-in-law, James Stanley Prosser, was a fellow artist.

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Ireland Births and Baptisms, 1620-1881," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FGNP-DBD : 8 December 2014), James Craig, 12 Jul 1877; citing Belfast, Antrim, Ireland, reference v 11-1 p 243; FHL microfilm 255,986.


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Images: 5
James Humbert Craig with pipe
James Humbert Craig with pipe

James and Annie Craig
James and Annie Craig

James and Jane Craig as children
James and Jane Craig as children

Unveiling of plaque for James Humbert Craig
Unveiling of plaque for James Humbert Craig

biography from exhibition
biography from exhibition

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