WICKHAM, Frederick

1862 - 1948

Frederick Wickham, was born at Bermondsey, London on 30 March 1862, son of John Wickham, millwright, and his wife Ann née Izzard, who married at Sevenoaks, Kent in 1845. In 1871, a 19 year old undergraduate-at-law, living at 43 Queen Elizabeth Street, Horleydown, Southwark, London with his parents, 59 year old John and 56 year old Ann, with two sibling brothers, Charles 26 and Arthur 23. Frederick married at Camberwell, London in 1885, Emily Hogg and in 1891, a 29 year old 'clerk grade 1 civil service', living at Hillsboro Road, Camberwell with his 29 year old wife Emily and 4 year old daughter Ethel Mary born Dulwich, London. Frederick was a landscape painter who exhibited from 'Capo di Monte', Judges Walk, Hampstead, London at the Royal Academy 1929-1937. In 1939, a widower and retired civil servant living at Cobbold's Mill, Monks Eleigh, Suffolk, the home of Leon Janes [q.v.]. He exhibited at the Ipswich Art Club in 1941, two works 'On the Brittany Coast' and 'Suffolk Landscape' and two in 1942 'St Paul du Var, Alpes Maritimes' and 'The Green, Grundisburgh'. He died at 4 Holly Lodge Gardens, Highgate, London on 15 January 1948.