LOVE, Frederick

1855 - 1932

Born at Lowestoft, Suffolk in 1855, son of William Percival Love (1816-1887), mariner, and his wife Sophia Elizabeth née Grimwood (1820-1900), who married at Southwold, Suffolk in 1840. In 1861, 5 year old Frederick was living at Jacobs Street, Lowestoft with his 41 year old mother, his father was at sea, and seven siblings. He had various jobs, errand boy, mariner, general labourer and married at Lowestoft in 1887, Sarah Burgess. In 1901, a 45 year old painter living at 30 Seago Street, Lowestoft with his 36 year old wife and their two daughters Ethel 12 and Florence May 10, and a new born son Frederick Henry, another son Ernest James born in 1897, was absent. Ten years later a 55 year old ships painter and ships rigger living at 100 Howard Street, Lowestoft with his wife and family. Three of his pictures of fishing vessels are held by Lowestoft and East Suffolk Maritime Museum at Lowestoft. He died at Lowestoft in 1932.

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