John Gilroy (b.1898; d.1985)

Born on May 30 1898 in Whitley Bay, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, one of eight children. He attended Sandyford School, followed in 1909, by Heaton Park Road Upper School. From a young age, he decided that he wished to emulate his father, a marine landscape painter and technical draftsman. Learning his skill by copying cartoons from Punch, by […]