Brown, John Silas (1813-1869)

Primitive Methodist Magazine 1866
Primitive Methodist Magazine 1866

John was born in 1813 at Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire.

Ministry

John’s obituary in the PM Minutes only records that he laboured acceptably for 29 years.

Family

John married Grace Bebb Newell (b1811) at Presteigne, Radnorshire in 1849. Census returns identify two children.

  • Elizabeth (b1850)
  • John Hugh (b1853)

John died in 1869 at Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorganshire.

Circuits

  • 1840 Presteign
  • 1841 Cwm
  • 1842 Lisburn
  • 1843 Newtown & Welshpool
  • 1844 Lancaster & Settle
  • 1846 Lurgan
  • 1848 Newtownard
  • 1850 Sherborne
  • 1852 Newport Pagnell
  • 1855 Brinkworth
  • 1857 Poole
  • 1859 Cirencester
  • 1861 Winchester
  • 1862 Motcombe
  • 1863 Newbury
  • 1866 Abergavenny
  • 1867 Merthyr Tydfil

References

Primitive Methodist Magazine 1866 (portrait)

PM Minutes  1869/7

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

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

 

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