Shields, Frederic James (1833–1911), artist, was born at High Street, Hartlepool, on 14 March 1833, the eldest of the four children of John Shields (c.1808–1849) and his wife, Georgiana Storey (d. 1853). He was baptized Frederick, but later adopted the spelling ...
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Maker: Stanley Spencer
Spencer, Sir Stanley (1891–1959), artist, was born on 30 June 1891 at Fernlea, High Street, Cookham-on-Thames, Berkshire, the seventh son in a family of eleven children, of whom two died in infancy, of William Spencer (d. 1928), music teacher and organist, and his wife, ...