CONDER, John Garwood

1808 - 1897

Born at Ipswich on 23 November 1808, and baptised at Tacket Street Meeting House, Ipswich on 19 February 1809, son of Thomas Conder (1775-1870), currier, and his wife Hannah née Garwood (1789-1857), who married at St. Nicholas, Ipswich on 11 February 1808. He married at St Mary Tower church, Ipswich on 29 March 1831, Elizabeth, daughter of Isaac Everett of Wix Lodge, Manningtree, Essex and had issue. A member of the Ipswich Society of Professional & Amateur Artists from 1835, where he was probably tutored by Henry Davy [q.v.]. In 1851 a 42 year old, 'proprietor of houses & interest from mortgages', living at 1 Chalks Retreat, Great Baddow, Essex with his 47 year old wife Elizabeth and 16 year old daughter Elizabeth Everett Conder, born Suffolk. His wife died on 17 September 1873 when John married again, at Holborn, London on 10 March 1877, Mrs Maria Richardson and lived at Hamlet House, Moulsham Street, Chelmsford, Essex. He died at Chelmsford in 1897.