RANDS, Frederick Edward

1867 - 1939

Born at Ipswich on 11 April 1867, eldest child of Josiah Rands (1846-1897), a sack & cloth manufacturer, and his wife Emily Maria née Thrower (1867-1927), who married at Ipswich in 1866. In 1881, a 13 year old living at Airlee Place, Christchurch Street, Ipswich with his parents, 35 year old Josiah and 34 year old Emily, and four, of five, siblings, Lillian E. 12, Jessie Maud 11, Ernest Joshiah 9 and Harold Charles 5, all born at Ipswich. He married at Fulham, London in 1890, Madeline Emily Tench and the following year a 23 year old tent manufacturer living at 4 Pine Villas, Constitution Hill, Ipswich with his 27 year old wife Madeline, born Wickham Market, Suffolk. A director of the family firm of J. Rands & Jeckell, tent & marquee manufacturers, in 1911 was living at Tweed House, 18 Fonnereau Road, Ipswich with his wife Madeline and four children, Cyril 18, Reginald 16, Muriel 15 and Doreen 13, all born in Ipswich. A member of the Ipswich Art Club from Turret House, Ipswich 1913-1915 but did not exhibit. His wife died at 18 Fonnereau Road, Ipswich in 1933, aged 69 and Frederick followed in late 1939, aged 72.