Worth, Jane Amelia (nee Smith) (1841-1872)

A transcription of the obituary published in the Primitive Methodist Magazine by John George Smith, her brother, is attached. He records that before marriage Jane ran a small school for girls. She was also active in the Sunday School.


Jane was born on 26 March 1841 at Norwich, Norfolk, to parents John Smith, a PM minister, and Jane Rogers.

She married Henry Worth (1836-1915), a PM minister, in November 1867 at Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. Census returns identify two children.

  • Jane Amelia Smith (1868-1958)
  • Henry John George Rogers (1870-1949) – a secondary school teacher (1911)

Jane died on 30 April 1872 at Cambridge, Cambridgeshire.


Primitive Methodist Magazine 1873/684

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers


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