Crowe, John (1819-1912)
An account of his early ministry in the Ramsgate Circuit is described in the page on Deal, Kent. He also ‘opened’ Sandwich.
John was baptised on 5 September 1819 at Kingsland, Herefordshire. His parents were George, an agricultural labourer, and Ann.
Census returns identify the following occupations for John.
- 1851 PM Minister
- 1861 grocer
- 1871 labourer
- 1881 labourer engine driver
- 1891 labourer
- 1901 retired milk seller.
John married Ann Woombell (abt1824-1902) on 13 July 1853 at St Swithin, Wellow, Nottinghamshire. Census returns identify one child.
- Lizzie (1861-1938) – married Frederick Brooks, a cordwainer, in 1895.
John died in early 1912 at Balby with Hexthorpe, nr Doncaster, Yorkshire.
- 1847 Ramsgate
- 1849 Driffield
- 1851 Scotter (6 mths)
- 1851 Epworth (6 mths)
- 1853 Grimsby
- 1855 Barton on Humber
- 1856 Loughborough
- 1858 Ashby de la Zouch
- 1859 disappears
W Leary, Directory of Primitive Methodist Ministers and their Circuits, 1990
Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers
Note: Most records have the surname spelt ‘Crow”