Sir FrederickTreves

Frederick Treves was born 8, Cornhill, Dorchester, Dorset to William and Jane Treves. His father was an Upholsterer with his own business.

He was at first educated at William Barnes school in South Street. William Barnes was a local Poet who taught at that school.-

He was known to be a keen yachtsman and was friends with the likes of Thomas Hardy the author, he retired at fifty and went on his travels and wrote many an article about this.

He died at the age of 70 on 20th April 1934 in Lausanne, Switzerland of peritonitis believed to have been bought on by a burst infected gall bladder. He was cremated in Switzerland and his ashes were buried in Dorset.




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