Drew, Thomas (1826-1923)

Family

Thomas was born on 7 February 1826 at Weymouth, Dorset, to parents James and Jane. He was baptised on 26 February 1826 in the Wesleyan Chapel at Weymouth.

He married Ann Wymond Sleep (1831-1876 in the summer of 1857 at Plymouth, Devon. Census returns identify five children.

  • Alessandro Damar (1859-1926) – a physician
  • Annette Kitty Jane (1861-1880)
  • Evangeline (b1865)
  • Hortense Damar (1865-1948) – a teacher
  • Herbert Wymond (1869-1950) – a wath maker (1920)

Thomas emigrated to USA circa 1870 where he continued to be a minister.

He died on 12 October 1923 at Chase City, Mecklenburg County, Virginia.

Circuits

  • 1849 Maidstone
  • 1851 Buckden
  • 1853 Exeter
  • 1855 Plymouth
  • 1857 Guernsey
  • 1859 Teignmouth
  • 1860 Bristol
  • 1863 disappears
  • 1865-1871 Shepton Mallet, Somerset – Congregational

References

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

Surman Index id 7365

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

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