SAMMONS, John Coulson

c.1818 - 1874

Born at Newark, Nottinghamshire about 1818. He married at Sneiton Nottinghamshire on 23 April 1840, Sarah Lambert and in 1841, Second master at a Grammar School at Hill Street, Wisbech St Peter, Cambridgeshire. He entered St John's College, Cambridge in 1844, graduating B.A. in 1848 proceeding M.A. in 1851, after taking took holy orders. In 1851, a 33 year old curate at Gipping St Nicholas, Stowmarket, Suffolk and Master of Needham Market Grammar School, living at High Street, Needham Market, Suffolk with his 33 year old wife Sarah, born Nottingham their two children Rohert 10 and Emma 3, both born at Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, another son Edward Jones Compton Sammons was born at Needham Market in 1855. He exhibited at the New Lecture Hall at the Ipswich Mechanics' Institute in August 1850 two watercolours 'Langdale West' and 'A Sunset Scene' and a chalk 'A Coastal Scene'. By 1861 he had moved on as rector of Bennington, Alverton, Newark where he was living with his wife and three children and where he also kept a small school. In 1871 was vicar of Cotham, Nottinghamshire living at Station Villas, Beeston, Basford, Nottinghamshire with his 53 year old wife Sarah and 15 year old son Edward. 'Died at Beeston on 3 June 1874, Rev John Coulson Sammons, M.A., Vicar of Cotham, aged 56 years.'




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