1877 - 1965
Married to Rev. Bernard Walke, of 'Twenty Years at St Hilary' fame, the painter Ann[i]e Walke's friendships with her fellow artists led to the outstanding collection of late Newlyn School paintings now decorating the church at St Hilary.
Always known as Annie, Anne Walke (née Fearon) was born in Banstead, Surrey, and moved to Cornwall after her marriage to Bernard Walke, who was a Curate in Fowey at the time. Having studied at both the Chelsea and London Schools of Art, she continued to paint, exhibiting regularly in London, including at the Royal Academy.
In 1912, Bernard Walke was offered the post as Vicar of St. Hilary Church, where the couple stayed
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