Norman was born on 21 June 1895 at Tudhoe, Co. Durham. His mother, Sarah, a widow by 1901, was a shopkeeper. His father, Thomas, had been a coal miner.
The 1911 census describes Norman as a “coal miner off takes minder”
He married Doris Drewery (1896-1956) in the summer of 1921 in the Grimsby Registration District, Lincolnshire. Birth records identify one child.
- Raymond W.A. (b1923)
Norman died in early 1962 at Bishop Auckland, Co. Durham.
- 1920 S Wales Mission
- 1921 Epworth
- 1924 ceased
- 1929 Bethnal Green – Congregational Minister
- 1933 Clifton, Peckham
- 1944 Slough
W Leary, Directory of Primitive Methodist Ministers and their Circuits, 1990
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