Davies, Edward Holland (1825-1899)

Family

Edward was born on 18 May 1825 at Manchester, Lancashire, to parents Edward, a spinner, and Sarah. He was baptised on 3 July 1825 at Oldham Street Wesleyan Chapel, Manchester.

He married Emma Challingworth (1828-1870) in the summer of 1853 at Stourbridge, Worcestershire. Census returns identify five children.

  • Caroline Sarah (1857-1924) – a teacher (1881); married John Parry, an accountant, in 1886
  • Susannah (b abt1859)
  • George Edward (1863-1929) – a teacher (1881); a Congregational minister (1901)
  • Annie (b abt1865)
  • Harriet Emily (b1867)

Edward died on 11 October 1899 at Solihull, Warwickshire. He was buried at Gomersal, Yorkshire.

Circuits

  • 1849 Burland
  • 1851 Brierley Hill
  • 1853 Sandbach
  • 1854 disappears
  • 1857 Market Weighton (Congregational minister)
  • 1861 Tipton
  • 1865 Birstall
  • 1879 South Cave
  • 1885 retired

References

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

Surman index id 7589; id6579 (George Edward)

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

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