Armitage, Lewis Frederick (1838-1903)

Family

Lewis was born on 17 June 1838 at Leeds, Yorkshire.

He married Elizabeth Dodsworth (1841-1875) on 8 July 1863 at Wakefield, Yorkshire.

He married Jane Edmonstone Morham (1850-1944) on 19 August 1879 at Edinburgh, Scotland. Census returns identify five children.

  • Lewis F (b abt1881) – an apprentice joiner (1901); a missionary to Nyasaland (1919-1921)
  • Janet Mary (b abt1884)
  • Helen R (b abt1886)
  • Elizabeth A (b abt1887)
  • Pheobe J (b abt1893)

Lewis died on 8 September 1903 at Edinburgh. At that time he was serving at St Leonard’s, Edinburgh.

Circuits

  • 1859 Alston
  • 1860 Sunderland
  • 1862 Whitby
  • 1863 Newcastle
  • 1866 Wolsingham
  • 1869 Motherwell
  • 1874 Edinburgh
  • 1879 joined Church of Scotland

References

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

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

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