STATHAM, Frederick John Nuttall

1880 - 1952

Frederick John Nuttall Statham was born on 17 April 1880 and baptised at Matlock, Bakewell, Derbyshire on 9 May 1880, son of Luke Robinson Statham (1849-23 December 1899), a grocer, and his wife Sarah Nuttall (7 March 1849-1913), eldest daughter of John Nuttall of Ferrieres, France, who married at St Gile's Church, Matlock on 25 July 1873. In 1881, Frederick was a newly born, living at Matlock Green, Matlock with his parents, 32-year-old Luke and 31-year-old Sarah, with two younger sisters Marion Jessie 5 and Lilian Edith 2. In 1901, a 20-year-old photographer's assistant, living at 16 North Parade, Derby with his widowed mother Sarah and sister Marion, now an art pupil teacher, with a further three siblings, Charles Harold 17, Emily Grace 15 and Ronald 13, all born at Matlock. Frederick married at Derby Christ Church in 1909, Jessie Louisa Hogg (2 April 1886-1954) and in 1911, a 30-year-old photographer's operator, living at 23 Deuchar Street, Newcastle-on-Tyne with his 25-year-old wife Jessie and a newly born son, Charles Dennis Nuttall. He served in the East Yorkshire Regiment during the First World War and in 1921 Frederick, an employed photographic artist, and his wife and son were living at Chelsea Villas, Anlaby Park, Anlaby, Yorkshire. In 1939, a photographer, living at 23 Holmfield Road, Leicester with his wife Jessie and Jessie's sister Lillian Jane Hogg (15 October 1896-1986), shortly after, he and his wife Jessie, were living at 'Brecklands' a large house at Mildenhall, Suffolk, now the Riverside House Hotel, from where Frederick painted a picture of The Mill at Barton Mills, Suffolk. In 1948 he exhibited from Mildenhall at the Bury St Edmund's Art Society an oil, 'Ely Cathedral'. Leaving his married daughter Pamela [Lennie] and her family at Mildenhall, Frederick John Nuttall Statham emigrated to Kenya and died at The European Hospital, Mombasa, Kenya on 28 March 1952. His wife Jessie, then went to live at Ayr in Scotland where she died in 1954.

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