1844 - 1918

John Flatman, was born at Newmarket, Suffolk in 1844, third child and second son of Elnathan [Nat] Flatman (1810-1860), the famous Newmarket jockey, and his wife Susan née Wright (1813-1899), who married at Mickleham, Surrey on 24 November 1837. In 1851, a 7 year old scholar, living at Shag End, Wood Ditton, Newmarket with his parents, 40 year old Elnathan, born at Holton, Suffolk and 38 year old Susan, born at Wereham, Norfolk, together with siblings Ellen 11, Nathaniel 9, Nancy 4, Phillis Sarah 3 and newly born William, all born in Cambridgeshire. In 1871, a 27 year old architect, living on his own account at Bedford Row, Holborn, London and in 1881 he married at Newmarket Alice Pledger (26 March 1864-1962). In 1881, a 36 year old artist animal painter, living at Queen Street, Newmarket All Saints, Suffolk with his 19[sic] year old Newmarket born wife Alice and their newly born daughter Alice. In 1891, a 47 year old architect & surveyor, living at Orlando Villa, Rous Road, Newmarket with his wife and now five children, Alice, Gladys 9, Sybil 5, John 2 and newly born Elsie all born at Newmarket and ten years later was still at the same address with the addition of three more daughters. He died at Orlando Villa, Rous Road, Newmarket, Suffolk on 1 August 1918. NB Newmarket is on the border with Cambridgeshire and it is sometimes listed in that county. 'Sporting Life' of 20 November 1886 notes his as a Newmarket artist.

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