1913 - 1996

Fred Pidcock, was born at Warrington, Lancashire on 28 February 1913, third son of Fred Pidcock (1882-1964), an engineer's blacksmith, and his wife Alice Jeffs née Bailey (1881-1959), who married at Warrington in 1906 and in 1911 were living at 61 Tamworth Street, Earlestown, Lancashire. Young Fred married at Sheffield in 1937, Edith Margaret Tranter (11 April 1915-31 July 2001) and in 1939 a foreman die sinker, living at 4 Alport Road, Chesterfield, Derbyshire with his wife. A member and exhibitor at the Beccles Society of Artists 1977-1990 from 4 South Close, Beccles, Suffolk. He was buried in Beccles Cemetery on 23 February 1996, aged 82 and his 86 year old wife was buried beside him.