Andrew, Joseph (1847-1832)

Primitive Methodist Magazine 1907

Transcription of Magazine ‘Sketch’

Our chancellor hails from Wrawby, a village in Lincolnshire, where he was born in 1847. He was born again of the Spirit in the same village in 1863. Forty-one years ago he came to Hull and joined our Holderness Road Church, and entered the school as a teacher. Now he is the senior Superintendent of Bethesda School. This was opened about six years ago, and has on the roll over seven hundred scholars. For fourteen years he has been a wise and faithful Class leader, and now by unanimous vote of the quarterly meeting and the goodwill and confidence of the whole circuit he holds the office of Circuit Steward. By diligence in business, uprightness in life, devotion in Christian service, and quiet but firm adherence to principle he has won the respect of all who know him. The young men of the circuit look up to him and trust him. He is worthy of the high office and he will fit it worthily.


Family and other information

Joseph was born in 1847 at Wrawby, Lincolnshire to parents John and Agnes.  John worked the land.

Joseph married Mary Jane Westerdale (1851-1889) in late 1869 at Hull, Yorkshire. Census returns identify four children.

  • Lily (b1875) – married Frank Tidmarsh Green, a manager flour miller (1911)
  • Sarah Annie (1878- – married Robert Harrison, a PM Minister
  • Emma (b1882)
  • Mary Jane (b1887)

Joseph died on 12 May 1932 at Hull, Yorkshire.

Joseph worked the land whilst he lived at Wrawby. He earned his living as a grocer in Hull.


Primitive Methodist Magazine 1907/928

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

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