COWIE, Frederick

1823 - 1898

Frederick Cowie, was born on 8 September and baptised at St Mary Woonoth, London on 5 October 1823, son of James Cowie and his wife Catherine née Ledger, and in 1841 were living at Burton Crescent, St Pancras, London with his mother and eight siblings. Frederick married at Islington, London on 29 April 1861, Amelia Head and they had two sons Moreton Head Cowie and Arthur Stanhope Cowie (born 23 March 1867). Frederick Cowie was an historical figure painter and artist, a member of the Royal Academy of Art in London and a Life member. He also exhibited a painting at the Scottish National Art Union which won a 1st Prize Picture and exhibited at The Suffolk Fine Arts Associations [q.v.] show at Ipswich in 1850, 'Queen Elizabeth at Kenilworth'. He was buried at St Mary & St Martin church, Kirton, Suffolk on 25 September 1898.

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