PENDRED, Revd Samuel

1845 - 1927

Samuel Pendred was born at Mill Street, Rugby, Warwickshire on 4 December 1845 and baptised at St Andrew's Church, Rugby on 8 February 1846, son of William Pendred (1807-1849), a ropemaker, and his wife Ann[e] née Smith (1806-1876), who married at St Andrew's Church, Rugby on 8 September 1830. In 1851, 4-year-old Samuel was living at 15 North Street, Rugby, with his 45-year-old widowed mother Ann, a ropemaker, archery & fishing tackle dealer, with five siblings, Edward 17, Elizabeth 16, Joseph 13, John 12 and Pleasance 8. Samuel was educated at Rugby School and took a position as a clerk in the Post Office. He married at Rugby Register Office on 8 December 1868, Maria Hefford and in 1871, a 25-year-old, living at The Hawthorns, Bilton, Rugby with his 25-year-old wife Maria. In 1872 Samuel was appointed an evangelist minister at a church in Rugby but about 1875 they came to live at High Street, Aldeburgh, Suffolk. In 1881, a 35-year-old Baptist Minister of the Gospel, living at High Street, Aldeburgh with his 35-year-old wife Maria, who was born at Lilbourne, Northamptonshire, with their two Rugby born children, Emily born 1873 and Bruce born 1875. A man of considerable artistic talents being a capable sea and landscape painter in oil and was also fond of writing verse. A regular exhibitor at the Bury St Edmunds Fine Art Society and at their exhibition in 1882 had two pictures on show, 'A View near Aldeburgh' and 'Framlingham Castle'. In 1891 he was still living at Aldeburgh but about 1900 took over at Great Chishall in Cambridgeshire and in 1906 had a brief time at Elstree living at Drayton Cottage, Drayton Road, Borehamwood, Hertfordshire. Samuel Pendred died at 4 Hale Grove Gardens, Mill Hill, London on 20 May 1927. Aldeburgh Museum has one of his seascape's ''The Victor', Bound for Norway' on display.

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