BOND, Frederick George

1860 - 1920

Born at Ipswich in 1860, second son of Robert Bond (1827-1915), estate agent, and his wife Jane née Beaumont. A member of the Ipswich Art Club 1885-1905 and exhibited from 6 Butter Market, St Lawrence, Ipswich in 1883 a watercolour ‘A Street in Malta’. In 1891 a 30 year old land surveyor at Market Hill, Woodbridge with an articled pupil, a gardener and a housekeeper. He married on 1 June the following year at St. Mary’s church, Woodbridge, Constance Eliza, youngest daughter of Alfred Hayward and they moved to Derby Lodge, 222 Woodbridge Road, Ipswich. In 1901 living at the same address with his 33 year old wife Constance and their three daughters, all born at Ipswich and was still there in 1911. He died at Ipswich in 1920, aged 59. A regular exhibitor at Ipswich Art Club up until 1899 of landscapes in oil and watercolour, most of local views but also some scenes in Cornwall and Yorkshire. His titles included ‘Walberswick’ and ‘On the Blyth’ both oils 1888, and ‘Whitby Harbour’ and ‘Old Houses, Whitby’ watercolours 1899.