Cordingley, Richard (1808-1888)

Primitive Methodist Magazine | Englesea Brook Museum ENBM 1990.21.8b
Primitive Methodist Magazine
Englesea Brook Museum ENBM 1990.21.8b

Richard was born on 18 September 1808 at Shipley, Yorkshire.

Ministry

Whilst at Oswestry, Richard provided support to the Lisburn mission in Ireland. Several small societies were formed.

Family

Richard married Mary Anna Elizabeth Moore in 1834. She was born on 13 October 1809 and died on 7 April 1868. Census returns identify eleven children.

  • Anna (b1835)
  • John Moore (1838-1919) – a gardener
  • Alice (b1839)
  • Richard (1840-1843)
  • Mary (1842-1853)
  • Elizabeth (1845-1918)
  • Edward Caleb (1846-1931) – a grocer and wine merchant
  • Martha (1848-1921) – a dressmaker
  • Phoebe Priscilla (1852-1869)
  • Emily (1855-1926) – married Isaac Wesley Hadwen, a bootmaker
  • Mirah (1857-1920) – a school teacher, married Joseph Sutcliffe, a teacher

Richard died on 22 March 1888 at Lancaster.

Circuits

  • 1826 Malton
  • 1827 Oakengates
  • 1828 Darlaston
  • 1829 Preston
  • 1830 Pillowell (6 mths)
  • 1830 Shrewsbury (6 mths)
  • 1831 Hopton Bank (6 mths)
  • 1831 Prees (6 mths)
  • 1832 Prees (6 mths)
  • 1832 Shrewsbury (6 mths)
  • 1833 Oswestry
  • 1836 Cwm
  • 1841 Ramsor
  • 1842 Darlaston
  • 1844 Presteign
  • 1846 Prees
  • 1847 Dudley
  • 1854 Easingwold
  • 1856 Pickering
  • 1857 Middleham
  • 1859 Lancaster (S)

References

Primitive Methodist Magazine 1833/171 & 328; 1851/257; 1868/534 (wife); 1890/306

PM Minutes 1888/5

J Petty, The History of the Primitive Methodist Connexion, 1880, p184; p305

H B Kendall, Origin and History of the PM Church, vol 2 p87

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

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

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