Earlier this week I learned the sad news of Ann Hatton's death on 11 January this year. It was Ann who had enthusiastically and very helpfully provided me with so much information about the artist Karl Salsbury Wood, particularly from family photos, postcards, and watercolours: Ann's mother Nellie (née Radford) was Wood's cousin, with whom he kept in regular contact.
Karl Wood's representation of Abbey Farm, Renhold, Bedfordshire, where Ann and her siblings were brought up
Karl Wood in Nellie's garden, date unknown
It is a great pleasure to have known Ann Hatton, and I shall always remember her warmth of spirit, her keen intelligence, and her (slightly mischievous) sense of humour.
(My thanks to Ann's son John for supplying the biographical information and photo.)
The link below is to my online biography of Karl Salsbury Wood: