Garbutt, John (1781-1859)

Primitive Methodist Magazine | Englesea Brook Museum ENBM 1990.21.19a
Primitive Methodist Magazine
Englesea Brook Museum ENBM 1990.21.19a

Family

John was born circa 1781 at Low Acaster, Yorkshire.

He married Hannah Robinson (1776-1864) on 9 August 1802. They had seven children.

  • George (1803-1872) – a farm labourer
  • Robinson (b1805)
  • William (b1805)
  • Richard (b1808)
  • Ann (1810-1860) – married Joshua Stringer, a schoolmaster.
  • Robinson (1812-1833)
  • Margaret (1818-1897) – married Thomas Ratten Lettice, a carpenter.

John died on 14 May 1859 at Horncastle, Lincolnshire.

Circuits

  • 1821 Hull
  • 1822 Leeds
  • 1824 Bradford
  • 1826 Huddersfield
  • 1827 Louth
  • 1828 York
  • 1829 Wakefield
  • 1831 Hull
  • 1832 Malton
  • 1833 Hopton Bank
  • 1834 Brinkworth
  • 1837 Whitby
  • 1839 Horncastle
  • 1840 Scotter
  • 1842 Retford
  • 1843 Hornsea
  • 1844 Pocklington
  • 1846 Bradford
  • 1847 Halifax
  • 1849 Horncastle (S)

References

PM Mins 1859/6

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

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

Comments about this page

  • Roy Stringer has kindly sent in the following information: John Garbutt’s daughter Ann, and her husband Joshua Stringer, have a Memorial in the Churchyard of Saint Peter’s church, Stanley, Wakefield, West Riding of Yorkshire. John Stringer and Hannah Garbutt, are my 3rd paternal grandparents.

    The memorial reads:- Joshua Stringer died Jan 3 1866 aged 71 years. He honestly discharged the duties of corresponding secretary of the Wakefield District of the Independent Order of Oddfellows Manchester Unity during the period of 17 years. His loss they lament and whose memory they revere. This stone waserect ed by members of the above District. Ann Stringer wife of the above died 16 Dec 1860 aged 49.

    Notes:- Joshua was previously a Headmaster. The church has now been demolished. Whereabouts of
    Memorial unknown. I do have a photo of the Memorial but the inscription cannot be read.

    By Jill Barber (17/02/2019)

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