Charles Samuel Parkin

1862-1919

Primitive Methodist Magazine 1916
Primitive Methodist Magazine 1916
Primitive Methodist Magazine 1916
Primitive Methodist Magazine 1916

Early years

Charles was born in 1862 at Leicester, Leicestershire to parents Samuel Parkin and Maria Whysall. Samuel was a PM Minister. 

Business Life

The 1911 census describes Charles as a cashier for a metal merchant.

Contribution to the Connexion

Charles was associated with the church at Chorlton-cum-Hardy. He was a local preacher and held almost every office in the Church.

As a preacher his sermons were carefully prepared. His message was direct, forceful, interesting and evangelical.

Charles was Vice President of Conference in 1915

Family

Charles married Elizabeth Holmes (1861-1933) in late 1883 at Belper, Derbyshire. Census returns identify three children.

  • Ada May (b1887)
  • Frances Henry (1889-1954) – a chartered accountant
  • Charles Samuel (1891-1941) – an apprentice construction engineer (1911); later a commercial clerk (1933)

Charles died on 3 May 1919 at St Anne’s on Sea, Lancashire.

References

Primitive Methodist Magazine 1916/43

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

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