Stimpson, Emma (nee Trueman) (1821-1911)

Transcription of obituary published in the Primitive Methodist Magazine

Passed home to God May 11th, 1911, aged 90 years. From early years she had been associated with Frilford, Faringdon Circuit. 

Her name had long stood first on the list of Local Preachers, and her services were greatly appreciated. She was one of God’s saints and during her long retirement and illness waited the Master’s call. Her name is as “ointment poured forth.” 

All that was mortal was laid to rest in Marcham burial ground.


Emma was born abt1821 at South Moor, Berkshire, to parents Joseph, a wheelwright, and Ann.

She married Thomas Stimpson (1823-1894), who worked the land, on 30 May 1848 at Marcham, Berkshire. Census returns identify five of ten children.

  • Elizabeth Ann (1849-1899) – a dressmaker (1891)
  • Tubel Cain (1850-1933) – a jobbing gardener (1911)
  • Emily (1858-1878)
  • Edwin Ezra (1860-1942) – a blacksmith (1891); labourer (1911)
  • Sarah Ann (1864-1946) – a dressmaker (1901)

Emma died on 11 May 1911 at Frilford, Berkshire.


Primitive Methodist Magazine 1912/160

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