Bage, Albert (1867-1944)


Albert was born on 16 April 1867 at Sheffield, Yorkshire, to parents William, a steelworker (1871), and Mary Ann. Before entering the ministry Albert worked as a general labourer. The 1891 census records him as a student of theology & assistant PM minister. The 1911 census records Albert as a Congregational minister at Romsey, Hampshire.

He married Elizabeth Starforth (abt1867-1937) in the summer of 1895 in the Auckland Registration District, Co. Durham. Census returns identify two children.

  • William Reginald (1897-1974) – a chemist (1944)
  • Doris Elizabeth (1903-1943)

Albert died on 19 February 1944 at Ipswich, Suffolk.


  • 1891 Leeds IV
  • 1892 Poplar
  • 1894 Newcastle under Lyme
  • 1895 Whitchurch
  • 1900 Shipley
  • 1903 ceased


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

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