Daniel was President of the New Zealand PM Conference in 1879.
Daniel was a chaplain to the New Zealand Forces in WW1, enlisting in 1915. He had previously been a chaplain in the Boer War, the first chaplain to New Zealand Forces. In 1915 he is described as a Presbyterian minister at Caversham, New Zealand.
Edward was born on 5 July 1848 at Brierley Hill, Staffordshire, to parents Edward, a furnace man (1851) and later a labourer, and Mary.
He trained as a mining engineer.
He became a F.R.A.S. in 1876 and a member of the F.R.G.S. in 1880.
Daniel was married but I have not been able to identify his wife in online records.
Daniel died on 26 August 1931 at Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand.
- 1868 Dudley
- 1869 Leintwardine
- 1871 Ramsor
- 1872 Uttoxeter
- 1873 Macclesfield
- 1875 Nantwich & Crewe
- 1876 Sandbach
- 1877 Oamaru, New Zealand
- 1878 Auckland
- 1879 Wellington
- 1882 Invercargill
- 1886 disappears
W Leary, Directory of Primitive Methodist Ministers and their Circuits, 1990
Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers