Robert was born on 22 October 1894 at Wallsend, Northumberland, to parents William, a coal miner, and Elizabeth.
He married Florence Stickling (1887-1971) in the late 1917 in the Tynemouth Registration District.
The 1939 Register describes Robert as a retired minister living at Wallsend.
Robert died in the summer of 1947 in the Durham Northern Registration District.
- 1919 Edinburgh
- 1920 Jamestown
- 1921 Guildford
- 1922 Thornley
- 1924 ceased
W Leary, Directory of Primitive Methodist Ministers and their Circuits, 1990
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