ROBERTS, Frederick Fearn

1827 - 1886

Frederick Fearn Roberts, was born at Haverhill, Suffolk on 10 December and baptised on 30 December 1827, son of Richard Roberts, silk manufacturer, and his wife Susannah, née Rensford, who married at St Mary, Newington, Surrey on 18 August 1813. In 1851, a 23 year old manager in his father's silk mill which employed over 100 people, living at High Street, Haverhill with his parents, 63 year old Richard and 60 year old Susannah and his 35 year old unmarried sister Jane. He married at Haverhill in 1851 and in 1881, a 53 year old artist painter, living at 21 Glynns Place, Marylebone, London with his five children, Alice 24, Susan 18, Jessie 14, Frederick 16 and married daughter Frances Coates 29, his wife was absent, they all give their birthplace as Westminster, London. Frederick painted landscape watercolours and exhibited four works at Royal Society of British Artists, three views in North Wales and one in Devon, from Haverhill, Suffolk. He died at Marylebone, London in 1886, when his age was given incorrectly as 61.

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