Carrick, Powles (1822-1892)

Primitive Methodist Magazine 1876
Primitive Methodist Magazine 1876

Early years

Powles Carrick was born in June 1822 at Hartleyburn, Northumberland. His father, John, was a coal miner and Powles was working at the mine in 1841.

Ministry

His obituary records that as a minister he excelled in the pastoral part of his work; he took delight in visiting, and the kindliness of his disposition and sympathetic nature with which he was blessed, made him welcome in the homes of the people.

Family

Powles married Eleanor Hind (1833-1868) on 13 July 1852 at Carlisle, Cumberland. Census returns identify six children.

  • Thomas B (b1854)
  • Eleanor Ann (1855-1903) – a housekeeper
  • Walter Hind (b1859)
  • Theophilus Emanuel (1862-1936) – a grocer, later a commercial clerk
  • Martha Jane (1864-1938)
  • Frederick John (b1865)

Powles died on 23 April 1892 at Carlisle, Cumberland.

Circuits

  • 1848 Carlisle
  • 1850 Berwick
  • 1852 Alloa
  • 1854 Guisborough
  • 1856 Darlington
  • 1858 High Wycombe
  • 1860 Whickham Brook
  • 1862 Disss
  • 1865 Spilsby
  • 1867 Spalding & Holbeach
  • 1869 Penrith
  • 1871 Grassington
  • 1874 Trenent
  • 1877 Portadown (S)
  • 1880 Dublin
  • 1882 Portadown (S)
  • 1883 Carlisle

References

Primitive Methodist Magazine 1869/442 (Eleanor); 1876 (portrait)

PM Minutes 1892/20

The Primitive Methodist, 1892, p310

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

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

 

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