Greenwood, Elijah (1834-1908)

Family

Elijah was born on 31 January 1834 at Preston, Lancashire, to parents Paul Greenwood and Mary Vickers. He was baptised on 9 March 1834 at Paul Street Primitive Methodist Chapel, Preston.

Elijah worked as a cotton piecer before entering the ministry (1851).

He married Jane Dalton (abt1831-1905) on 4 July 1860 at Nenthead, Alston, Cumberland.

Elijah died on 1 August 1908 at Brisbane, Queensland.

Circuits

  • 1856 Alston
  • 1857 Stokesley
  • 1859 Berwick
  • 1860 Melbourne, Australia
  • 1862 Kilmore
  • 1864 Geelong
  • 1866 Bendigo
  • 1867 disappears

References

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

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

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