Fuller, John (1818-1894)

Family

John was born on 1 May 1818 at West Challow, Berkshire, to parents William and Elizabeth. He was baptised on 7 June 1818 at West Challow.

After leaving the ministry John was a tea dealer at Stopsley, Luton in 1871 and a shoe warehouseman and Methodist local preacher at Rushden, Northamptonshire in 1881. In 1891 he was a sizer in a shoe warehouse.

He married Jane Jones Shepherd (b1832) in early 1853 in the Cricklade Registration District, Wiltshire. Census returns identify four children.

  • Mary (1854-1929) – married William Corbett, a baker, in 1879
  • John (b1856)
  • Thomas Shepherd (1860-1931) – a beerhouse keeper (1911)
  • Jane Elizabeth (1863-1948) – a general servant (1891)

John died in the spring of 1894 at Rushden, Northamptonshire.

Circuits

  • 1846 Worcester
  • 1847 Brinkworth
  • 1850 Newbury
  • 1852 High Wycombe
  • 1854 Saffron Walden
  • 1856 Maidenhead
  • 1859 Northampton
  • 1860 Luton
  • 1864 Maidenhead
  • 1868 disappears

References

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

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

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