This was probably Hudson Cooper, baptised on 27 May 1849 at Swanton Morley with Worthing, Norfolk. His parents were Francis, who worked the land, and Priscilla.
Census returns identify the following occupations for Hudson.
- 1861 scholar
- 1871 cellerman
- 1881 master boot maker employing three men and a boy
He married Maria Fuller (b abt1844) on 15 December 1877 at Hackney, London. This corresponds to the date he left the ministry.
Hudson died on 10 May 1883 at St John’s Hill, Wandsworth, London. His probate record identifies his father, Francis, then a gardener, as executor.
- 1874 Leighton Buzzard
- 1875 Canterbury
- 1876 Wickham Brook
- 1877 disappears
W Leary, Directory of Primitive Methodist Ministers and their Circuits, 1990
Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers