BUCK, John Dawson

1816 - 1896

Born at East Dereham, Norfolk on 15 May 1816 and baptised at Mattishall Independent Church on 17 June the same year, son of William Buck and his wife Elizabeth née Dawson, who married at East Dereham, Norfolk on 12 July 1802, his brother was William Buck [q.v.]. He married at Ipswich in 1848, Emma Ann Burton (1819-1879) of Sheerness, Kent, when he kept a school in Lower Brook Street, Ipswich, their daughter was Lucy Margaret Buck [q.v.]. In 1871 his school was at Stoke Hall, Ipswich where he boarded pupils and had two other teachers and three servants. Of 8 Lower Brook Street, Ipswich ‘B.A. retired school-master’ when in 1881 he exhibited ‘A Portrait’ at the Ipswich Fine Art Club. He was buried in Ipswich Cemetery on 7 May 1896, aged 79.