FREWER, James

c.1811 - 1887

James Frewer, was born at Stowmarket, Suffolk about 1811. He was a stonemason at City Road, London when he married at St Margaret's Church, Ipswich on 3 October 1838, Anne Jane née Parker later Bugg, of Soane Street, Ipswich. In 1851 a ‘mason’, living on Woodbridge Road, Ipswich with his 36 year old wife and two children, James Buckingham (1844-1864) and Mary Ann Angelina 3, both born at Ipswich. Ten years later a ‘mason & sculptor’, living at 3 St Margarets Green, Ipswich with his wife Anne Jane and four children Mary Ann 13, Frank 9, Victoria Mandle 7 and Alice Eugenie 5, all Ipswich born. A sculptor and stone mason, living at Christchurch Street, Ipswich with works at 3 St Margaret's Green, when he was declared bankrupt on 10 March 1872. In 1881, a ‘mason’ living at Cemetery Road, Ipswich from where he exhibited at Ipswich Fine Art Club in 1884 a ‘Carved Panel' (Statuary Marble), and in 1842 died much of the stonework on Woodbridge New Church and in 1862 he also sculpted the corbels on Stutton Church near Ipswich. His wife Anne Jane died on 14 February 1882 and James died at Ipswich in 1887, aged 76.