FROST, Minnie Pemberton

1864 - 1951

Born at Ipswich on 20 October 1864, daughter of Isaac Frost, a grocer, and his wife Elizabeth née Smith, who married at Ipswich in 1844. In 1871, a 6 year old living at 11 High Street, Ipswich with her parents, 61 year old Isaac and 46 year old Elizabeth, with her five siblings but her father died later that year. They were still living at 11 High Street in 1881 but by 1891 Minnie was a 26 year old artist living at 'Wanley', [7] Walm Lane, Willesden, Middlesex with her widowed mother, and Minnie's 23 year old sister Lillie. A member of the Ipswich Fine Art Club 1887-1890 but exhibited from 104 Haverstock Hill, London in 1885 two works, an oil 'A Brown Study' and a watercolour 'Old Timbers' and exhibited from Willesden in 1888 'A Gleaner' and 'The Old Pilot Boat on the Orwell'. They were still living at Walne Lane in 1901 but in 1911 she was one of the many patients in 'The Home of the Holy Rood', Stoke Abbot Road, Worthing, Sussex and in 1939 a 'mental patient' at the Private Mental Home, Battle, Sussex where she died in 1951, aged 87, she was unmarried.