CANTON, Frederick

1847 - 1913

Born at 18 Old Bond Street, Westminster, London in 1847, third child of Alfred George Canton, a surgeon, and his wife Jane Elizabeth née Anderson, who married at Portsea, Hampshire in 1840. In 1861 a 13 year old living at 17 Great Marlborough Street, Golden Square, Westminster with his parents, 45 year old Alfred and 44 year old Jane and his six siblings. In 1871 a 23 year old medical student still living and Gt. Marlborough Street and he married at Croydon in 1875, Edith Mary Farmer and took over his father's house where in 1881 a dental surgeon with his 26 year old wife and their three children. By 1901 had moved to 24 Upper Wimpole Street, Marylebone but had retired to East Bergholt, Suffolk by 1907. As W. Canton of Tufnells, East Bergholt, Suffolk and F. Canton of 36 Warrington Road, Ipswich, an honorary member of the Ipswich Art Club 1908-1913, but does not seem to have exhibited. He died at Ipswich in 1913.