COWIE, Frederick

1823 - 1898

Frederick Cowie, was born on 8 September and baptised at St Mary Woonoth, London on 5 October 1823, son of James Cowie and his wife Catherine née Ledger, and in 1841 were living at Burton Crescent, St Pancras, London with his mother and eight siblings. Frederick married firstly at Islington, London on 29 April 1861, Amelia Head (1832-1868) and they had two sons Moreton Head Cowie and Arthur Stanhope Cowie (born 23 March 1867) and secondly at Woodbridge, Suffolk in 1889, Mary Ann Kirk (1855-1906). His first wife Amelia died at Syringa Cottage, Turnham Green, London on 10 November 1868 when Frederick seems to have come to Suffolk. Frederick Cowie was an historical figure painter and artist, a member of the Royal Academy in London, he also exhibited in Lancashire in 1881 'Death of Lord Beaconsfield also exhibiting at the Scottish National Art Union and at The Suffolk Fine Arts Associations [q.v.] show at Ipswich in 1850, 'Queen Elizabeth at Kenilworth'. He was buried at St Mary & St Martin church, Kirton, Suffolk on 25 September 1898 and his second wife died at Bucklesham, near Ipswich on 23 May 1906.

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