FROUDE, Stanley Douglas

1916 - 2000

Stanley Douglas Froude was born at Swindon, Wiltshire on 22 October 1915, son of Francis James Froude (5 April 1882-21 October 1952), a picture frame maker, and his wife Mary née Giddings (25 March 1883-8 October 1958), who married at Swindon in 1904 and in 1939 were living at 42 St Margaret's Road, Swindon. Stanley studied at Goldsmiths College and at City and Guilds of London Art School. He married at Swindon Parish Church on 29 June 1940, Nora Gladys Roberts (31 December 1911-4 April 1996), youngest daughter of the late Henry Roberts of Weston-super-Mare. He exhibited four works at the Royal Academy in an exhibition of paintings by Fireman Artists in August 1941 'At the Heart of the Flame', 'Morning Drill', 'Fire Boats Underway' and 'Man Overboard: Drill' and illustrated 'Fire and Water: An Anthology by Members of the NFS' (1942). As S. D. Froude of Barnham, Suffolk he exhibited at the Bury St Edmund's Art Society in 1948 and as a painter & interior designer, elected a brother of the Art Workers Guild in 1963. Stanley Douglas Froude died at Bury St Edmund's, Suffolk on 27 November 2000.