Cranky Jimmy, An Artist in Cork

James Anderton

James & Anne Anderton with the model of the Scott Memorial

James Anderton was born in Lincoln on 10th March 1825 and baptised in St Botolph’s church on 12th April 1825, his father, Henry, was a collar and harness maker, working next to the church.

James didn’t like school and, before his teenage years, worked as a day worker for local farmers, eventually he worked as a labourer on Towler’s farm at Boultham.  Click here to read the article

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