Dowson, Hugh Bourne (1875-1943)

Family

Hugh was born on 23 June 1875 at Ashford, Kent, to parents George Dowson, PM minister, and Eliza Dinnick.

The 1911 census return describes Hugh as a non-conformist minister. The 1939 Register describes Hugh as Rector, suggesting he ended up as a Church of England clergyman.

He married Edith Annie Gee (1877-1948) in the spring of 1904 at Manchester, Lancashire.

  • Joyce Augusta Bourne (1905-1974) – a general clerk (1939)
  • Theodore Bourne (1908-1982) – a manufacturing furrier (1939)
  • Philip Hugh (b abt1911)

Hugh died on 12 March 1943 at St. Mary Abbots Hospital, Kensington, London.

Circuits

  • 1900 Hereford
  • 1901 Chichester
  • 1902 Truro
  • 1903 Church Stretton
  • 1904 Weobly
  • 1906 Whitchurch
  • 1907 Hereford
  • 1908 ceased

References

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

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

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