Clayton, Daniel (1856-1930)


Daniel was born on 11 May 1856 at Ashton under Lyne, Lancashire, to parents Benjamin, a cotton winder & PM local preacher, and Jenny. he was baptised on 13 July 1856 at Katherine Street PM Chapel, Aston under Lyne by Rev. Thomas Hindley (****LINK???).

Before entering the ministry, Daniel was a cotton piecer (1871). he studied at the Sunderland Theological college.

He was married to Georgina (abt1864-1891)

He married Clara Lange (b abt1854) in late 1898 in the Biggleswade Registration District, Bedfordshire.

Daniel died on 3 October 1930 in Manchester, Lancashire.


  • 1879 Folkstone
  • 1880 Dover
  • 1881 Over Darwen
  • 1882 Bolton II
  • 1884 disappears
  • 1890 Knowsley Rd, St Helens – Congregational minister
  • 1894 Potten
  • 1899 Stoney Stratford
  • 1904 Ridgewell, Essex
  • 1908 Trinity, Sudbury
  • 1914 Debenham, Suffolk
  • 1918 Southwold
  • 1921 retired


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

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