Elstob, John (1828-1910)

Family

John was baptised on 28 November 1828 at  St. Hilda, South Shields, Co. Durham. His parents were Thomas and Elizabeth.

Census returns identify the following occupations for John.

  • 1861 PM minister
  • 1871 United Methodist Free Church minister
  • 1881 New Church minister
  • 1891 Swedenborgian minister
  • 1901 Swedenborgian minister

He married Mary Proctor (abt1836-1910) in the spring of 1859 at Carlisle, Cumberland. Census returns identify four children.

  • Elizabeth Reed (1861-1941) – married Charles Madeley, a glass & china dealer (1891), in 1885
  • Mary Alice (1864-1941) – an apartment house keeper (1911)
  • Beatrice Ada A (abt1868-1907) – a nurse
  • John Henry (b1873)

John died in early 1910 at Skipton, Yorkshire.

Circuits

  • 1853 Whitby
  • 1854 Alston
  • 1856 Carlisle
  • 1858 Durham
  • 1860 Newcastle
  • 1862 disappears
  • 1879-1880 Kirby Stephen – Congregational

References

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

Surman Index id8222

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

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