PENDRED, Revd Samuel

1845 - 1927

Born at Mill Street, Rugby, Warwickshire on 4 December 1845 and baptised at St Andrew's Rugby on 8 February 1846, son of William Pendred (1807-1849), a ropemaker, and his wife Ann[e] née Smith (1806-1876), who married at St Andrew's, Rugby on 8 September 1830. In 1851, 4 year old Samuel was living at 15 North Street, Rugby with his 45 year old widowed mother Ann, a ropemaker, archery & fishing tackle dealer, with five siblings, Edward 17, Elizabeth 16, Joseph 13, John 12 and Pleasance 8. Educated at Rugby School and took a position as a clerk in the Post Office. He married at Rugby in 1868, Maria Hefford and in 1871 a 25 year old living at The Hawthorns, Bilton, Rugby with his 25 year old wife Maria, and in 1872 appointed an evangelist minister at a church in Rugby but about 1875 they came to live at High Street, Aldeburgh, Suffolk. In 1881, a 35 year old Baptist Minister of the Gospel, living at High Street, Aldeburgh with his 35 year old wife Maria, born Lilbourne, Northamptonshire with their two children, Emily born 1873 and Bruce born 1875, both born at Rugby. A man of considerable artistic talents being a capable sea and landscape painter in oil and was fond of writing verse. A regular exhibitor at the Bury & West Suffolk Fine Art Society and at their exhibition in 1882 had two pictures on show 'A View near Aldeburgh' and 'Framlingham Castle' and Aldeburgh Museum has a seascape 'The Victor'. In 1891 he was still living at Aldeburgh but about 1900 took over at Great Chishall in Cambridgeshire and in 1906 had a short time at Elstree living at Drayton Cottage, Drayton Road, Borehamwood, Hertfordshire. He died on 20 May 1927.





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