Horace was born on 12 February 1892 at Hoyland, nr Barnsley, Yorkshire, to parents George Bacon, a coal miner, and Mary Fryer.
Before entering the ministry, Horace worked as a coal miner.
He married Ethel Lillie Marsh (1903-1966) in the spring of 1923 at Hitchen, Herfordshire. Online records identify two of three children.
- Margaret Marsh (b1924)
- David Kenneth (1931-1952)
The family emigrated to USA circa 1927. The 1930 USA census identifies Horace as a church pastor in Chicago. They returned to England and in 1939 Horace was working as an Adult Education lecturer.
Horace died on 16 October 1993 at Sheffield, Yorkshire.
- 1918 Hitchin
- 1919 Chichester
- 1920 Hartley
- 1923 Watford
- 1925 Burnley
- 1927 resigned
W Leary, Directory of Primitive Methodist Ministers and their Circuits, 1990
Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers