Arnold, James (b1821)

Family

James was baptised on 14 July 1821 at Malpas, Cheshire. His parents were Thomas, a farmer, and Mary.

He married Rebecca Brothwood Leech (1836-1904) in early 1855 in the Walsall Registration District. She was the daughter of Rev. Henry Leech. Census returns identify two children.

  • Rebecca Mary (b abt1859)
  • Thomas Henry Leech (1860-1866)

James went to America leaving his family behind.

Circuits

  • 1847 Macclesfield
  • 1848 Wrockwardinewood
  • 1850 Prees Green
  • 1852 Worcester
  • 1853 Minsterley
  • 1855 Ramsor
  • 1858 Presteign
  • 1859 W Bromwich
  • 1861 Brierley Hill
  • 1865 Oakengates & wellington
  • 1866 Tunstall
  • 1869 Ramsor
  • 1870 Hanley
  • 1873 Silverdale
  • 1875 Whitchurch
  • 1876 to America – disappears

References

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

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

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