Feaver, George M.A. (1872-1928)

Family

George was born in early 1872 at Eston, Yorkshire, to parents Robert, an iron stone miner, and Mary. Robert died in 1878 in a mining accident.

Before entering the ministry George was a siding minder at an ironstone mine (1891).

He married Alice Jackson (1871-1940) on 4 July 1901 at St Lawrence, Norwell, Nottinghamshire. Census returns and birth records identify three children,

  • Gwendoline Cynthia Ann (1907-1981) – married Henry Francis Gordon Corfield, a doctor, in 1932; married John C. Opie, a school teacher, in 1951
  • Eric Jackson (1909-1966) – a master chemist (1939)
  • Keith Beresford (1914-1977) – an Anglican clergyman (1939)

George became an Anglican cleric. he died on 15 October 1928 at Soundwell Vicarage, Bristol, Gloucestershire.

Circuits

  • 1897 Derby I
  • 1898 Frome
  • 1899 Pontypridd
  • 1900 Glasgow
  • 1903 Spalding
  • 1905 Cambridge
  • 1908 Horncastle
  • 1909 Bedale
  • 1911 Thirsk
  • 1914 Bristol
  • 1917 ceased

References

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

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

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