Bagley, George (1808-1859)

Primitive Methodist Magazine 1858 | Copy provided by Steven Carter
Primitive Methodist Magazine 1858
Copy provided by Steven Carter

George was born in 1808 at Rowley Regis, Staffordshire to parents George Bagley (b1771) and Ann Perry (b1775). He was one of seven children. He was baptised in Dudley on 1 January 1809.

George married Frances Bangham, born abt 1807 in Tenbury, Worcestershire. She died in Wolstanton in 1892. They had four children.

  • Elizabeth Ann (b 1839) – married John Turner, a clergyman (C of E)
  • Thomas Joseph F B (1842-1897) – chemist
  • Edward George (1845 – 1836) – wholesale chemist
  • William (1846-1920) – commercial traveller (chemicals)

George died on 24 October 1859 at Shrewsbury.

Literature

George had the following book published in 1852.

The great philanthropist: or, The man who went about doing good
being the substance of a sermon preached in the Primitive Methodist Chapel, at Oswestry, on the afternoon of Sunday, November 21st, 1852, occasioned by the death of the venerable Hugh Bourne, one of the founders of the Primitive Methodist Connexion

Circuits

  • 1834 Darlaston
  • 1835 Kidderminster
  • 1836 Macclesfield
  • 1838 Oswestry
  • 1839 Cwm
  • 1841 Tunstall
  • 1843 Pontefract
  • 1845 Leeds
  • 1847 Halifax
  • 1848 Wrockwardinewood
  • 1850 Tunstall
  • 1852 Oswestry
  • 1854 Ludlow
  • 1856 Darlaston
  • 1859 Shrewsbury

References

Primitive Methodist Magazine 1835/266; 1858/129; 1860/129

PM Minutes 1860/7

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

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

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