Alcock, Henry Josiah (b1838)

Family

Henry was born abt1839 at Wingrave, Buckinghamshire. His father, also Henry, was a farm labourer.

Census returns identify the following occupations for Henry.

  • 1851 farm boy
  • 1861 assistant town missionary – Leighton Buzzard
  • 1871 PM minister
  • 1881 tea and coffee dealer

Henry married Fanny Morris (1844-1900) in the summer of 1867 in the Pancras Registration District, London. Census returns identify six children.

  • Florence Ada (1868-1939) – a servant (1891); married Charles Richard Hall, a grocer, in 1897
  • Harriet Louise (abt1870)
  • Henry Adolph (1872-1945) – a fireman (1911)
  • Marion Annie (1873-1903) – a servant (1891)
  • Agnes Jane (1876-1890)
  • Alice Henrietta (b1880) – a servant (1911)

I have not been able to identify when Henry died. Fanny is identified as a chapel keeper in the 1891 census.

Circuits

  • 1862 Brighton
  • 1863 St Albans
  • 1864 Maidstone
  • 1866 Stratford
  • 1867 Falmouth & Truro
  • 1869 Torquay & Teignmouth
  • 1870 Yeovil & Sherborne
  • 1872 Marlborough
  • 1874 disappears

References

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

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

 

Note: Birth registered under the spelling Allcock.

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