Whiteman, John Morgan (1863-1930)

Family

John was born abt1863 at Dublin Royal Barracks, Ireland, to parents John, a soldier (1871), and Emily.

Before entering the ministry John worked as a joiner (1881). After leaving the PM ministry John became a Unitarian minister.

He married Katherine Susan Crabbe (1861-1936) in the summer of 1888 in the Ely Registration District, Cambridgeshire. Census returns and birth records identify seven children.

  • Katherine May (1889-1966) –  a private governess (1911); married Charles E Innes in 1914  
  • Duncan Cameron (1890-1977) – a clerk at Inland Revenue (1911); a conscientious objector in WW1  
  • Barnabas Hugh (1892-1940) – a journalist (1911); a hood bumper (1939)
  • Philip Crabbe (1894-1986) – a printer compositor (1911); a minister of religion (1939)
  • Zelia Madge (1896-1986) – married Victor A Callow, a minister (1939),  in 1925
  • Francis William (1899-1899)
  • Gordon Wells (1901-1902)

John died on 5 June 1930 at Gainsborough, Lincolnshire.

Circuits

  • 1883 Wickhambrook
  • 1886 Haverhill
  • 1888 Chelmsford
  • 1892 disappears

References

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

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

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