John was born abt1810 at Harpley, Norfolk.
Census returns identify the following occupations for John.
- 1841 Methodist minister at Little Dunstan, Norfolk
- 1851 shoemaker
- 1861 shoemaker
- 1871 shoemaker and local preacher
- 1881 shoemaker
- 1891 living on own means – blind
He married Hannah Williams (b abt1818) in the summer of 1845 in the Wangford Registration District, Suffolk
John died on 11 January 1892 at Cawston, Norfolk.
- 1837 Wangford
- 1838 Mattishall
- 1839 High Wycombe
- 1840 disappears
W Leary, Directory of Primitive Methodist Ministers and their Circuits, 1990
Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers
Note: Records after 1851 drop the ’s’ at the end of his surname.