WINTER, John

1791 - 1867

Born at Loddon, Norfolk on 15 March 1791, son of William Winter (1754-1806) and his wife Ann née Moffatt (1760-1842). He married at St Mary's Church, Bungay on 2 December 1810 Martha Watson (1794-1828) and they had at least ten children, including Cornelius Winter [q.v.]. In 1841 John, being described as a painter, was living at Bridge Street, Bungay with five of his children and ten years later a 'general artist & glass stainer' living at Earsham Street, Bungay with a 16 year old grandson James, also described as a 'glass stainer'. 1853-1858 animal artist at Earsham Street, Bungay who also specialised in stained glass for church windows. By 1861 he had moved to 5 Cornbury Place, Old Kent Road, London being described as 'artist'. He died of 'old age' in Shipmeadow Union Workhouse, Suffolk on 16 November 1867, being incorrectly described as 'house painter'.