BOND, Frederick George

1860 - 1920

Frederick George Bond was born at Ipswich in 1860, twin son and one of the seventeen children of Robert Bond (1827-26 April 1915), an estate agent, and his wife Jane Beaumont (1839-1923), third daughter of James Beaumont of Cranmore House, who married at Long Melford, Suffolk on 15 April 1858. In 1871, Frederick was a 10-year-old, living at Willoughby Road, Ipswich with his parents, 44-year-old Robert and 31-year-old Jane, with siblings, Robert Beaumont 12, Charles Gedney 10, Ellen Jane 8, Arthur Simpson 7, Ernest James 4, Edward 3 and William Keer Bond 1, with several servants. Frederick was a member of the Ipswich Fine Art Club 1885-1905 but had exhibited from 6 Butter Market, Ipswich in 1883, a watercolour ‘A Street in Malta’ and was a regular exhibitor up until 1899 of landscapes in oil and watercolour, mostly of local views but also some scenes in Cornwall and Yorkshire. His titles included in 1888 ‘Walberswick’ and ‘On the Blyth’ both oils, and watercolours in 1899 ‘Whitby Harbour’ and ‘Old Houses, Whitby’ in all he exhibited some twenty-nine works. In 1891, a 30-year-old land surveyor at Market Hill, Woodbridge with an articled pupil, a gardener, and a housekeeper. He married at St Mary’s church, Woodbridge on 1 June 1902, Constance Eliza Hayward (1864-1945), youngest daughter of Alfred Hayward and they moved to Derby Lodge, 222 Woodbridge Road, Ipswich. In 1901, living at the same address with his 38-year-old wife Constance and their three daughters, Freda Constance 7, Phyllis Mary 5 and Helen Audrey 3, all born at Ipswich and were still there in 1911. Frederick George Bond died at Derby Lodge, Ipswich on 12 March 1920, leaving a widow.

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