LORD, Frederick James

1875 - 1963

Frederick James Lord, was born at Southwold, Suffolk on 5 May and baptised on 1 August 1875, son of Richard Lord, a pork butcher, and his wife Martha née Harrison (1834-1906), who married at Docking, Hunstanton, Norfolk in 1855. In 1881, a 5 year old, living at South End, Southwold, Suffolk with his parents 51 year old Richard and 47 year old Martha, and siblings Fanny Chadd 16, Thomas 14, Willliam 12, Charles 10, George 8, Mary 6 and Margaret 2, all born at Southwold. Fanny became the wife of Louis Thain [q.v.]. In 1891, his mother Maria kept the 'Marquis of Lorne' in High Street, Southwold living with just her two youngest children Frederick and Margaret. In 1901, a 25 year old 'fancy wood carver' and a student at Chiswick School of Art, living at 80 Arngask Road, Lewisham, London the home of his 32 year old widowed sister Fanny Chadd Gianella, later Lord. He seems to have given up on his wood carving career as in 1911 an 'estate agent', a boarder at 110 Palewell Park, Mortlake, Surrey, the home of the Brightnell family and he married Edith Blanche Brightwell (11 April 1873-13 February 1962) at Fulham, London in 1916. In 1939, a clerk union officer, living at 39 Fontarabia Road, Battersea, London with his wife Edith. He was of 54 Gresham Street, Staines, Middlesex when he died at St Bernard's Hospital, Southall on 24 June 1963, aged 88.