James Lynwood Palmer

James Lynwood Palmer was a British artist who lived in Heston. He was born in 1868 in Market Rasen Lincolnshire. Many works by the artist have been sold at auction, including ‘Horses in an extensive landscape with figures beyond’ sold at Christie’s New York ‘Sporting and Wildlife Art’ in 2008 for $35,000. His most expensive painting sold at Sotheby’s in London on the 1st of July 2004 for £57,600.The artist died in 1941 in Heston.
Upper Sutton Lane, Looking towards the junction with Sutton Road. c.1920. The Barns on the left were part of The White House owned by Mr. Lynwood Palmer. The gate on the right led to The Hermitage the last thatched house in the borough.
Mr. Lynwood Palmer and his Telegraph coach in the stable yard of the White House. c.1930. Mr Palmer was an artist of racehorses and lived there from 1911 until his death in 1941. The White house was demolished in 1964 and Palmer Close now occupies the site.
The newly opened Master Robert public house on the Great West Road in 1929. The Inn sign was painted by Lynwood Palmer, seen seated on his Telegraph coach. The horse “Master Robert” won the 1924 Grand National after being cared for in Heston by Mr. Palmer
On the left of this, is a You Tube video of the 1924 Grand National
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The image on the right shows where James Lynwood Palmer is buried in area E plot D16 in St Leonard’s churchyard Heston.

The picture on the left shows the grave of James Lynwood Palmer very much in disrepair and in need of renovation

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