STIMPSON, Frederick John

1900 - 1973

Born at Woodbridge, Suffolk on 23 September 1900, second child of William Stimpson, a boot repairer, and his wife Emma Maria née Beales, who married at Woodbridge in 1898. In 1911, a 10 year old living at 6 Chapel Lane, Walton cum Felixstowe, Suffolk with his parents, 37 year old William and 34 year old Mary, and four siblings, William 11, Ellen 8, Dorothy 2 and newly born Winifred. He married at Ipswich in 1939, Ellen Beatrice Smith[Stimpson q.v.] and in 1939 a general house painter & decorator living at 50 Wallace Road, Ipswich with his wife Ellen. A member of the Ipswich Art Club 1945-1973 and exhibited from 'Japonica', Sprites Hall Lane, Walton-cum-Felixstowe oil paintings, in 1944 'Refreshments', in 1945 'Leisure Hours', 1947 'Collerette Dahlias', 1959 'Oak Study', in 1961 'Pastoral' and 'Martlesham Creek' and his last in 1965 'Mousehole Harbour, Cornwall'. He died at Ipswich in 1973 and buried in Trimley St Mary churchyard.