Breach, Moses Somes (1827-1913)


Moses was baptised on 15 May 1827 at Bromham, Wiltshire. he was born at Chittoe, Wiltshire, to parents Moses Breach, a farmer, and Jane Wakeley.

The 1861 census records Moses as a farmer of 21 acres, living with his widowed sister and family. They emigrated to New Zealand, where Moses once again took up a role as a clergyman.

He married Hannah Tayler on 8 December 1859 at Chittoe, Wiltshire.


  • 1850 Frome
  • 1851 Tredegar
  • 1852 Bath
  • 1854 Bath (6 mths)
  • 1854 Swansea (6 mths)
  • 1855 Swansea
  • 1856 Tredegar
  • 1857 disappears


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

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