Gardiner, Chederlaomer (1837-1897)


Chederlaomer was born abt1837 at Hessle, Yorkshire.

After leaving the ministry he worked as a commission agent for life insurance. The 1871 census return also identifies that he continued as a PM local preacher.

He married Sarah Elizabeth Dannatt (abt1837-1925) in the spring of 1861 at Hull, Yorkshire. Census returns identify seven of eight children.

  • Ebenezer Milton (b1862) – clerk in insurance office (1881); insurance surveyor (1891); died in Boer War as a civilian
  • Mary Hannah (1863-1954) – a school mistress (1901)
  • Annie Elizabeth (b abt1865) – a deaconess in city mission (1901)
  • Charles Chedor (1866-1906) – a mechanical engineer’s draughtsman (1891)
  • Alfred Keyworth (1868-1962) – an insurance secretary (1904)
  • Chedelamer (b abt1871)
  • Beatrice Ruby Dannatt (1883-1954) – a mother’s help (1911)

Chedelaomer died in late 1897 at Skipton, Yorkshire.


  • 1857 Cambridge
  • 1858 Yarmouth
  • 1860 Aylsham
  • 1861 Motherwell
  • 1862 disappears


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

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

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  • See his interesting article on DAMP BEDS in the 1861 PM magazine page 418. Is this the reason he left the intinerancy?

    By David Leese (03/09/2022)

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