CUBITT, Frederick

1841 - 1927

Born at Norwich, Norfolk in 1841, son of George Cubitt, chemist & druggist, and his wife Harriett née Hammond, who married at St Peter Mancroft, Norwich on 21 March 1825. In 1851 Frederick was living at Upper Market Street, Norwich with his parents, 50 year old George and 46 year old Harriet with three siblings. His mother died in 1870, aged 65 and in 1871, 30 year old Frederick was a managing clerk to a seed dresser living at 10 Theatre Street, Norwich with his widowed father. He married at Attleborough, Norfolk in 1873, Julia Mary Salter and they came to live at Grafton Lodge, Ipswich. In 1881 Frederick was a 40 year old oil cake merchant with his 30 year old wife and three children, his eldest son, 6 year old Gerald Eaton was born at Basingstoke, Hampshire, and his other two younger children being born at Ipswich. By 1890 he and his family had moved to Hollenden House, 9 Burlington Road, Ipswich but by 1912 had moved to Otley Grange, near Ipswich. A Committee Member of the Ipswich Fine Art Club 1890-1912, but does not seem to have exhibited. He died at Ipswich in 1927, aged 86 and his wife Julia died in 1931, aged 80, they had eight children.