Dobinson, Lancelot (1824-1869)

Family

Lancelot was born in 1824 at Gateshead Fell, Co. Durham, to parentsJoseph, a collier (1841), and Elizabeth.

Lancelot worked as a coal miner before entering the ministry.

He married Margaret Milner (1821-1879) in the summer of 1852 at Houghton le Spring, Co. Durham. They had two sons.

  • Joseph William (1856-1900) – a clerk
  • Lancelot (1858-1907) – labourer

Lancelot died in 1869 at Beechwood, Victoria, Australia.

Lancelot became a Presbyterian minister after leaving the PM church in Australia.

Circuits

  • 1848 Faringdon
  • 1849 Reading
  • 1851 Newbury
  • 1853 Brinkworth
  • 1855 Melbourne, Australia
  • 1856 Bendigo
  • 1858 Melbourne
  • 1861 Geelong
  • 1862 disappears

References

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

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

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