Frederick William Pomeroy

Frederick William Pomeroy, sculptor, was born in London and studied at the South London Technical Art School, Lambeth. Pomeroy visited Paris and Italy before returning to England in 1887 and exhibiting a bronze statuette at the Royal Academy. Pomeroy was employed in several architectural carving schemes including Holy Trinity Church, Sloane Street, Chelsea, where he designed the chancel stalls and screen. One of his most famous commissions was the bronze gilt statue, Justice, that was placed on top of the Old Bailey, London. He also undertook a number of historical portrait statues including the moment to Robert Burns in Fountain Gardens, Paisley. Pomeroy died in Cliftonville, Kent, on the 26th May 1924.

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