Primitive Methodist Ministers

Surnames B

Name

Date &
Place Born

Entered
Ministry

Date &
Place Died

Bache, William B.

 

1877

1929

Bacon, John

 

1873

1914

Badminton, Albert W.

 

1884

1891

Badminton, James

 

1880

1924

Baggott, J. Lambert

 

1904

1952

Bagley, George

 

1833

1860

Bagnall, Arthur W.

 

1896

1963

Bagnall, Ernest J. T.

 

1890

1951

Bailey, Horace

1897
Biddulph Moor

1924

22-Sep-1969

Bailey, John

 

1890

1896

Bailey, John

 

1873

1939

Bailey, Percy

 

1926

1955

Baillie, Andrew Welcome

 

28-Feb-1895
Bethany Mission, Swaziland

1921

19-Jan-1978 Allendale 

Bainbridge, John

 

1879

1910

Bainton, George

 

26-Mar-1893
Brynmawr, Llanelli

1917

02-May-1977 Hathersage, Derbyshire

Bainton, Matthew Henry

1881
Brynmawr

1906

31-Dec-1966
Hinckley, Leicestershire

Baitley, William

 

1863

1900

Baitson, William

 

1855

1868

Baldwin, Arthur

 

1887

1937

Baldwin, George

 

1889

1945

Ball, Edgar

 

1890

1945

Ball, Enoch

 

1858

1910

Ball, James

 

1858

1870

Ball, W. Clement

 

1897

1956

Ball, William

 

1837

1884

Balls, William

 

1877

1914

Banham, Arthur

 

1903

1955

Banham, Robert

 

1895

1926

Banks, Thomas

 

1913

1953

Barber, B. Aquila

 

1899

1946

Barfoot, John

 

1846

1882

Barkby, Joseph T.

 

1884

1932

Barker, John E.

 

1932

1962

Barker, L. Herbert

 

1910

1960

Barker, Leonard Cecil

 

01-Aug-1902 Borrowash, Derbyshire

1924

30-Jul-1982
Rhyl

Barker, Samuel

 

1881

1926

Barker, William

 

1878

1937

Barleycorn, William N.

 

1880

1925

Barlow, T. Herbert

 

1899

1945

Barmby, Leonard John

 

01-Mar-1896
Kingston-upon-Hull

1925

05-Feb-1981 London

Barnes, James

 

1840

1881

Barnes, James

 

1855

1911

Barnes, John

 

1855

1857

Barnes, Thomas

 

1892

1928

Barnsdall, Samuel

 

1854

1859

Barnsley, Isaac R.

 

1863

1913

Barnsley, Walter

 

1896

1958

Baron, Thomas

 

1846

1903

Barratt, William M.

 

1861

1890

Barrett, Ernest M.A.

 

1899

1955

Barrett, Willis S.

 

1890

1924

Barrett, Wilson

 

1861

1913

Barron, Matthew H.

 

1892

1901

Barron, Reuben

 

1859

1901

Barron, Sydney A.

 

1884

1930

Barton, William

1897
West Bromwich

1922

16-Apr-1970
Newton Aycliffe

Barton, John Patterson

1892
Scotstoun, Glasgow

1917

10-Jan-1968
Leek

Barton, William

 

1895

1935

Barton, William B.

 

1925

1958

Bastow, James A.

 

1832

1894

Bateman, Thomas S.

 

1862

1902

Bates, Samuel

 

1892

1943

Bates, Thomas

 

1913

1958

Bateson, Alfred

1880
Kendal

1906

9-Apr-1964

Batson, Samuel John

29-Oct-1912
Barrow-in-Furness

1935

30-Sep-2011
Awbridge, Romsey

Batterbee, William M.

 

1867

1915

Batty, Bernard

 

1906

1936

Batty, Thomas

 

1821

1856

Baxter, Arthur

1891
Barnsley, Yorkshire

1917

27-Apr-1969
Whitstable, Kent

Baxter, Richard

 

1849

1910

Bayfield, Albert

 

1905

1951

Bayliffe, John B.

 

1917

1950

Beable, Arthur

 

1874

1876

Beal, Frederick William

1880
Hull

1905

18-May-1969
Hinckley, Leicestershire

Beal, Joseph

 

1868

1925

Beale, George

 

1844

1893

Beanland, Arthur

 

1853

1883

Beardsley, Alfred H.

 

1924

1960

Beardsley, L. Graydon

 

1917

1962

Beavan, Arthur

 

1871

1922

Beckerlegge,
Adolphus F.

 

1831

1866

Beckerlegge, Barzillai

 

1877

1934

Beckhurst, John H. J.

 

1858

1911

Bedford, Francis John

11-Nov-1909
Wrockwardine Wood, Shropshire

1931

01-Dec-1969

Bedford, John Henry

1879
Stafford

1904

10-Aug-1966
Beckenham

Beeley, George Henry

 

1863

1917

Bell, Albert

1894
Magdalen, Norfolk

1919

18-Jun-1964
Southport

Bell, Benjamin

 

1861

1921

Bell, Freer

 

1885

1943

Bell, George

 

1854

1916

Bell, George R.

 

1885

1943

Bell, Jabez

 

1879

1941

Bell, John

1905
Murton, Co. Durham

1930

18-Jun-1964
Southport

Bell, John T.

 

1905

1951

Bellew, William E.

 

1912

1945

Bellingham, John P.

 

1864

1909

Bellman, William G.

 

1821

1854

Bendle, John

 

1841

1896

Bennett, George

 

1875

1930

Bennett, Henry

 

1878

1948

Bennett, John

 

1876

1943

Bennett, Matthew

 

1847

1890

Bennett, Thomas

 

1827

1865

Bennett, Thomas

 

1847

1919

Bennett, William

 

1849

1888

Bennion, William

 

1881

1933

Bentley, Richard

 

1837

1878

Berryman, Thomas Henry

 

10-Nov-1880 Medomsley, Co. Durham

1905

04-May-1979
Truro

Best, John H.

 

1871

1908

Best, Joseph

 

1838

1887

Beswetherick, Apollos Robins

 

1860

1863

Betts, George

 

1834

1874

Betts, Robert

 

1855

1911

Bevan, Samuel

 

1869

1870

Bevan, Thomas William

 

03-May-1893 Spennymoor, Co. Durham

1917

12-May-1976 Liphook, Hampshire

Bicheno, George

 

1888

1920

Bickerdike, William

 

1832

1894

Bickerton, Thomas H.

 

1892

1955

Bickley, John Leslie

16-Jan-1899
Bloxwich

1919

29-May-1976 Wolverhampton

Biggs, Joshua

 

1881

1927

Bilbrough, William
B. W.

 

1902

1943

Billington, Wilfred Charles

17-Feb-1903
Crewe

1925

22-Oct-1978 Torquay

Bilsborough, Arthur

1892
Skipton

1916

23-Feb-1974
Preston

Bilton, Eric

 

05-Jun-1907
Scotter, Lincolnshire

1929

26-Jan-1979 Lowestoft

Bilton, Joseph

 

1899

1943

Binns, John

 

1875

1928

Birch, George H.

 

1887

1942

Birch, Smith

 

1847

1898

Birchenough, Albert A.

 

1876

1912

Bird, William R.

 

1874

1943

Birks, William

 

1851

1901

Bishell, Charles T.

 

1903

1958

Bishop, Edward

 

1830

1877

Bishop, Ewart
Robinson

1888
London

1921

27-Jan-1972
Midsomer Norton

Bissell, Joseph B.

 

1890

1931

Black, Lancelot R.

 

1927

1958

Blackburn, John

 

1834

1874

Blackburn, Richard S.

 

1872

1879

Blackshaw, Samuel

 

1873

1907

Blackwell, J. Harold

 

1930

1954

Blair, Richard S.

 

1861

1910

Blake, Ephraim

 

1846

1906

Blake, Frederick Etherton

1888
Toft Hill, Co. Durham

1915

01-Nov-1968

Blayney, James

 

1876

1942

Blenkin, Stephenson

 

1874

1939

Bocock, Enoch

 

1893

1931

Boden, Charles H.

 

1860

1905

Bolton, Richard

 

1893

1951

Bonney, Thomas

1879
Blackburn

1904

17-Jul-1966
Blackburn

Boocock, Nathaniel

 

1891

1944

Booth, George

 

1828

1854

Booth, Herbert

10-May-1892
Sutton-in-Ashfield

1917

19-Oct-1982
Cosby, Leicester

Booth, John W.

 

1886

1933

Booth, William

1870
Coxhoe, Co. Durham

1898

27-Feb-1966

Bootland, James

 

1841

1896

Bosence, W. Scott

 

1900

1959

Bottomley, James

 

1840

1856

Bottomley, Samuel

 

1825

1852

Boulton, James

 

1836

1907

Boulton, Thomas

 

1838

1881

Bound, Ambrose

 

1853

1917

Bourne, Hugh

 

1807

1852

Bowe, William

 

1862

1913

Bowen, Robert

 

1850

1896

Bower, Charles R.

 

1901

1950

Bows, Arthur

 

05-Dec-1895
Blyton, Lincolnshire

1917

21-Jul-1978
Blyton, Lincolnshire

Bowles, John

 

1892

1940

Bowman, David M.

 

1900

1940

Bowness, John

 

1892

1930

Bowran, John G.

 

1889

1946

Bradbury, David

 

06-June-1880
Walsall Wood, Staffordshire

1909

11-Jul-1974 Sidmouth, Devon

Bradbury, John

 

1890

1936

Bradford, Archie

15-Jun-1908 Leeds

1934

91-Aug-1976 Glasgow

Bradley, Hugh H.

 

1915

1955

Bradley, John

 

1881

1927

Bradshaw, Walter

1902
Sturton by Stow, Lincolnshire

1923

09-Aug-1970
Sturton by Stow, Lincolnshire

Brady, Thomas A.

 

1896

1950

Braithwaite, Thomas

 

1854

1872

Brake, George R.

 

1905

1954

Bramahll, Thomas

 

1854

1923

Brass, William

 

1878

1937

Bray, William J.

 

1890

1898

Brentnall, Isaac

 

1878

1920

Brett, Frederick W.

 

1870

1926

Brewer, Herbert George

1896
Meadvale, Surrey

1920

08-Feb-1974
Wrexham

Brewer, William

 

1836

1884

Brewis, John

 

1903

1920

Bridge, Stanley K.
B.A.

 

1931

1953

Bridge, William

 

1895

1956

Briggs, James H.

 

1905

1958

Briggs, William

1896
Keighley

1924

04-Feb-1964
Chippenham

Brining, John

 

1842

1877

Brining, William

 

1822

1867

Britain, Ebenezer

 

1843

1852

Britain, John

 

1820

1867

Broadbent, Isaac

 

1823

1865

Broadhurst, Joseph

 

1835

1881

Broadway, Nehemiah

 

1839

1876

Brock, Frederick

 

1916

1956

Brock, Samuel

 

1859

1900

Brodie, Thomas

 

1865

1886

Bromley, George

 

1859

1912

Brook, Richard

 

1850

1902

Broomhead, George William

13-May-1892 Loughborough

1916

31-May-1976 Northampton

Brotherton, William
Rigby

 

1881

1932

Brough, Alfred Norman

 

25-Aug-1903
Moss Side, Manchester

1927

18-Dec-1981 Llandudno

Brown, F. Henderson

 

1897

1956

Brown, J. Marcus

 

1892

1933

Brown, John S.

 

1840

1869

Brown, John Thomas

 

1869

1874

Brown, Lancelot

1886
Willington, Co. Durham

1912

02-Nov-1965

Brown, Nathaniel

 

1891

1930

Brown, Reuben

 

1837

1892

Brown, Stanley Whitfield

1884
Sunderland

1906

20-Feb-1964
Stoke-on-Trent

Brown, T. Allison

 

1903

1946

Brown, Thomas S.

 

1864

1885

Brown, Thomas W.

 

1914

1950

Brown, William

 

1901

1952

Brownson, John

 

1830

1861

Brownson, William J.

 

1861

1893

Brunskill, Francis R.

 

1896

1952

Bryant, Arthur Henry

 

08-Aug-1906
New Tredegar

1931

11-Mar-1979 Shrewton, Salisbury

Bryant, Robert

 

1864

1907

Bryant, Samuel

 

1876

1923

Bryant, Thomas

 

1855

1904

Bryant, Thomas H.

 

1898

1952

Bryant, William A.

 

1897

1950

Buck, Charles E.

 

1912

1944

Buck, John

 

1873

1914

Buckenham, Henry

 

1869

1896

Buckley, John S.

 

1880

1927

Buckley, Robert Alger

1881
Linton Heath, Burton-on-Trent

1907

20-Aug-1964

Buckley, Stanley

 

1895

1949

Buckley, Stanley E.

 

1913

1949

Buglass, John B.

 

1869

1916

Bull, Alfred J.

 

1875

1932

Bullock, Thomas

 

1906

1962

Bullough, Fred Stanley

1880
New Wortley, Leeds

1906

14-Jan-1964

Bultitude, Elizabeth

 

1832

1890

Burbridge, George

 

1871

1909

Burgin, Cyril Wright

12-Nov-1898
Leicester

1926

11-Feb-1974
Hindhead, Surrey

Burkitt, Joseph

 

1886

1940

Burkitt, Walter E.

 

1915

1961

Burndred, Norman Goodwin

1894
Hanley,
Stoke-on-Trent

1922

03-May-1965
Swaffham, Norfolk

Burnett, Richard W.

 

1862

1902

Burnett, Richard W.

 

1889

1952

Burroughs, John

 

1838

1892

Burton, George B.

 

1855

1857

Burton, James

 

1884

1940

Burton, Joseph

 

1877

1935

Butcher, John

 

1841

1893

Butcher, John

 

1897

1913

Butler, Eric Boyce

1897
Chatham

1918

01-Nov-1969

Butt, George E.

 

1862

1920

Butt, George H.

 

1886

1949

Butterwick,
Samuel G.

 

1837

1859

Button, Frank S.

 

1907

1951

Button, Henry George

 

1861

1905

Buttrick, John

 

1844

1871

Buttrick, Tom

 

1881

1941

Buxton, James

 

1892

1893

Bywater, John

 

1825

1869

 

References

Based on ‘ Ministers and Probationers of the Methodist Church’ , revised to September 1st 1963 by J. Henry Martin and J. Bernard Sheldon. London: Methodist Publishing House, 1964   

Additional information from  ‘Minutes and Yearbook of the Methodist Conference’ 

For more information see:

Leary, William.  Ministers & Circuits in the Primitive Methodist Church, a directory. Loughborough: Teamprint, 1990

This page was added by Geoff Dickinson on 18/07/2013.
Comments about this page

William Brass was born 1856 in Bath, Somerset, the son of William John Brass (shoemaker) and Ellen Blackwell.

By Rosemary Kopittke
On 09/01/2014

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