Thomas Mackill

Photo:Primitive Methodist Magazine 1870

Primitive Methodist Magazine 1870

1819-1883

By Geoff Dickinson

Thomas was born in 1819. He spent his early life at Alverly, Shropshire. PM missionaries formed a society in the village and Thomas was converted soon afterwards. He became a local preacher. Thomas moved to Brierley Hill and two years later was called into ministry by the Ipswich circuit.

Ministry

His obituary records; ‘Our brother was a good man, a true friend, a conscientious colleague, and many will be the crown of his rejoicing in the day of the Lord.’

Family

Thomas married Charlotte Snarsdell (1819-1882) from Little Dunham, Norfolk in the spring of 1847. Records identify three children.

  • Thomas Henry (1850-1904) – a draper
  • Frederick Charles (1852-1884)
  • James (1855-1883) – a draper

Thomas died on 7 October 1883 at Yarmouth.

Circuits

  • 1841 Ipswich
  • 1842 Swaffham
  • 1844 Fakenham
  • 1845 Peterborough
  • 1847 Brandon
  • 1849 Docking
  • 1851 Wangford
  • 1853 Aylsham
  • 1855 Diss
  • 1857 Thetford
  • 1859 Wisbech
  • 1861 Yarmouth
  • 1863 Fakenham
  • 1865 Downham
  • 1867 Rockland
  • 1869 Ely
  • 1871 N Walsham
  • 1874 E Dereham
  • 1876 Docking
  • 1878 Yarmouth (S)

References

Primitive Methodist Magazine 1870 (portrait); 1883/369 (Charlotte); 1884/243

PM Minutes 1884/6

W Leary,Directory of Primitive Methodist Ministers and their Circuits , 1990

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

 

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