Green, Elijah (1897-1981)
Transcription of obituary published in the Minutes of Conference
ELIJAH GREEN: born on 18th August 1897 at Stocksbridge, Yorkshire and died on 7th October 1981 at Horbury, Wakefield in the eighty-fifth year of his age and the fifty-ninth year of his ministry. At his own request there is no further obituary.
Elijah was born on 18 August 1897 at Stocksbridge, Yorkshire, to parents Charles, a coal miner, and Bertha.
He married Mary Lizzie Lawton B.Sc. (1901-1966) in the spring of 1928 in the Barnsley Registration District, Yorkshire. Birth records identify two children.
- Margaret Wadsworth (1929-2010) – married William Askew in 1952
- John D (1931-1944)
Elijah died on 7 October 1981 at Horbury, Wakefield, Yorkshire.
- 1920 Pocklington
- 1921 Hartley
- 1924 Leeds III
- 1928 Coalville
- 1929 Leicester II
- 1936 Bradford Wood
- 1942 Leeds Richmond
- 1949 Hull St George
- 1956 Ilkley
- 1961 Hull (Sup)
Methodist Minutes 1982/64
W Leary, Directory of Primitive Methodist Ministers and their Circuits, 1990
Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers