BUCK, William

1821 - 1900

William Buck, was born at Mattishall, East Dereham, Norolk on 28 March and baptised Matthishall Independent Church on 8 April 1821, son of William Buck and his wife Elizabeth née Dawson, who married at East Dereham, Norfolk on 12 July 1802, his brother was John Dawson Buck [q.v.]. William married at Bocking, Braintree, Essex in 1849, Emily Gosling (1828-1887). In 1861, a 39 year old dentist at 27 Head Street, Colchester with his 32 year old wife and 10 year old daughter, also named Emily and by 1871 had moved to Lexden Road, Colchester. A member of the Ipswich Fine Art Club 1883-1899 exhibiting from Dereham Place, 2 Lexden Road, Colchester, Essex in 1883, three oils 'Moonlight', 'Pool Waters from Constitution Hill, Bournemouth' and 'Conway Bay from Gt Orme's Head' and a drawing 'Matlock, from High Tor'. In 1884 he exhibited five items 'In Lexden Park', 'Lock Idwall, N. Wales', 'Up the Mountains, Crafnant, N. Wales', 'Quietude at Wroxham' and 'Tide Coming in near Ventnor' and was a regular annual exhibitor. He also exhibited at the Bury & Suffolk Fine Art Society exhibition at the Town Hall, Bury St Edmund's in 1886 an oil 'On the Westmorland Moors' which won the 1 guinea second prize and in 1889 exhibited 'October Glow on the Wye'. William died at Dereham Place, Lexden Road, Colchester on 5 March 1900.

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