Edward was born in 1849 at Kippax, Yorkshire, to parents Edward, a coal miner, and Mary. He was baptised on 13 February 1849 at St Mary, Kippax.
Edward also worked in the coal mines (1861) and as a boot and shoemaker (1871) before entering the ministry.
He did not marry.
Edward died on 3 November 1914 at Deal, Kent.
- 1874 Middleham
- 1876 Leeds III
- 1877 disappears
- 1881-1911 Towcester, Northants (Congregational minister)
W Leary, Directory of Primitive Methodist Ministers and their Circuits, 1990
Surman Index id 6326
Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers