Fisher, John (1852-1908)

Family

John was born on 18 November 1852 at Wigan, Lancashire, to parents Henry, a provision dealer (1861), and Ellen. he was baptised on 2 January 1853 at Wigan.

He married Caroline Garrod (b1859) on 1 January 1880 at Gooderstone, Norfolk. Census returns identify seven children.

  • Fanny (b1880)
  • Frank Garrod (1883-1971) – a woollen goods salesman (1911); an electrical installation foreman (1939)
  • Ellis Henry (b1884) – a chauffer (1911)
  • Charles Leonard (b1886)
  • Sidney Stephen (1888-1970)
  • Eunice (b1891)
  • Constance Marian (1899-1983) – a nurse (1939)

After leaving the ministry the family settled in Marlborough St Mary, Wiltshire, where John worked as a draper’s assistant.

John died on 30 September 1908 at Marlborough St Martin, Wiltshire.

Circuits

  • 1873 London III
  • 1874 London VIII
  • 1877 London V
  • 1879 Northampton
  • 1881 Portsmouth
  • 1885 Pontypool
  • 1886 Kirby Cross
  • 1888 disappears

References

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

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

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