|'Leach" was the name of a famous Brighton fishing family who later turned to other activities.|
Dorothy Coke, 1897-1979 was a popular mid 20th.C watercolour artist who taught at Brighton Art College from 1939 until her retirement in1967. During WW2 she received a short-term commission from the War Artists Advisory Committee to depict the work being performed by women in various services. She was elected a member of the Royal Watercolour Society.
The Imperial War Museum holds some of her works & the Aldrich collection at University of Brighton has 34 of her sketches. Sadly there are none held by Brighton Museum.