FRERE, Amy Hanbury

1878 - 1961

Born at Horham, Suffolk on 18 May 1878, daughter of Revd Edward Hanbury Frere (1826-1900), rector of Horham, and his wife Ellen née Allen, who married at Horham in 1858. The family lived at Horham until the death of her father in 1900 when they moved to Norwich. Amy studied at Wimbledon Art College at 68 Merton Road, Wimbledon, under Edith May Finlinson (1864-1949), where she was a boarder in 1901. In 1911, a 32 year old 'painter artist' living with three of her sisters, including Margaret Frere [q.v.], at 27 Unthank Road, Norwich. A member of the Woodpecker Art Club later the Norfok & Norwich Art Circle 1902-1958, from Norwich. In 1939 an artist & needlework living at 27 Unthank Road, Norwich with four unmarried sisters, including Margaret Frere. She died at Norwich in 1961, aged 84, she was unmarried.

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