Everitt, James Edward (1867-1943)

Family

James was born in late 1867 at Braintree, Essex, to parents William Everitt, a railway engine driver (1901), and Lavinia Mould.

The 1891 census records James as a theological student at the Manchester Theological College.

He married Harriet Serena Seymour (abt1868-1949) whilst in Australia. Records identify eight children.

  • Edward Alfred (1896-1942) – a Methodist minister (1919)
  • Malcolm (1897-1979) – a teacher (1943)
  • Gwendolin (1899-1965) – married Andrew Christian Jenson in 1922
  • Howard (1901-1955) – a farmer (1936)
  • Clark (1903-1903)
  • Clifford (1903-1983) – a labourer (1936)
  • Rowland (1905-1972) – a minister of religion (1943)
  • Eustace Curzon (b abt1909) – a wood worker (1936)

The family returned to Australia circa 1907.

James died on 2 March 1943 at Graceville, Queensland, Australia.

Circuits

  • Hartley
  • 1892 Ipswich
  • 1893 Crow’s Nest, Australia
  • 1895 Eidswold
  • 1896 Redland
  • 1897 Laidley
  • 1900 Chinnor, Oxfordshire
  • 1902 Cannock
  • 1905 Dawley
  • 1906 Mere

References

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

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

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