Francombe, John Simpson (1880-1932)


John was born in late 1880 at Houghton le Spring, Co. Durham, to parents John, coal miner, and Susannah.

John worked as a coal miner before entering the ministry.

He married Joan Lacy (1886-1974) in the summer of 1912 in the Merthyr Tydfil Registration District, Glamorgan.

John died on 11 June 1932 at Seaham Harbour, Co. Durham.


  • 1908 Folkstone
  • 1909 Teignmouth
  • 1911 Truro
  • 1912 Burton on Trent
  • 1916 Wirksworth
  • 1918 Shiney Row
  • 1922 Houghton le Spring
  • 1930 Seaham Harbour
  • 1932 listed as deceased without obituary


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

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

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