Frederick Hines viveu em Essex e Londres, e era o filho mais velho de John Hines, um trabalhador de folha de flandres, casado com Eliza de quem teve outros três filhos, incluindo Theodore Hines, que também foi pintor com um estilo similar ao do irmão.
Frederick casou com Agnes em 1898 e tiveram duas filhas Olive e Mavis.
Foi membro da Real Academia pintando essencialmente aguarelas de animais e cenas rurais, que retratou num estilo romântico e sensível. Expôs regularmente na Royal Academy e principais galerias de Londres e vendeu numerosas obras. Assinava frequentemente as suas aguarelas como Fred Hines. Ilustrou muitas obras, incluindo uma edição do Goldsmith "The Deserted Village", juntamente com Ernest Wilson. Algumas das suas ilustrações, pequenas vinhetas de paisagens, foram usadas como cartões de Natal sendo descritos como requintados num artigo do London Standard de 17 de Dezembro de 1885.
Frederick Hines was an artist in the 19th Century. He lived in Essex and London and was the eldest son of John Hines, a tinplate worker. He and his wife Eliza had three other children including Theodore Hines who was also an artist working in a similar style to that of his brother. Frederick married Agnes in 1898 and they had two daughters Olive and Mavis.
Frederick Hines was a member of the Royal Academy frequently painting watercolours of figures, animals and rural scenes which he portrayed in a romantic and sensitive style. He exhibited reguarly at the Royal Academy and leading London galleries and sold numerous works. He often signed his watercolours with a signature of Fred Hines. He also illustrated many works including one edition of Goldsmith's "The Deserted Village" along with Ernest Wilson. Some of his illustrations, small vignettes of landscapes, were used as Christmas cards and were described as 'exquisite' in an article in the London Standard of December 17, 1885.