Harcourt, William Samuel (1813-1880)

Family

William was baptised on 17 October 1813 at St Julian, Norwich. His parents were William and Ann.

Census returns identify the following occupations for William.

  • 1841 dissenting minister
  • 1851 general Baptist minister
  • 1861 life assurance agent
  • 1871 grocer, draper, & Baptist minister

He married Ann Sainty (1819-1890) in the summer of 1842 at Kings Lynn, Norfolk. Census returns identify six children.

  • Sarah Ann Elizabeth (abt1844-1860)
  • Emma Susanna (1845-1921) – married William Cragg, a butcher (1891), in 1864
  • Angelina Jane (1852-1925) – a milliner (1871); married Charles Clifton, a farmer (1881); in 1879
  • William Henry (1854-1900) – a draper (1881)
  • Harriet Louisa (b1856) – a draper’s assistant (1881)
  • Alfred Jiret (1865-1958) – a clerk (1891)

William died on 21 April 1880 at Sutton St James, Lincolnshire.

Circuits

  • 1833 Fakenham
  • 1834-8 not shown
  • 1839 Yarmouth
  • 1840 Lynn
  • 1842 Stowmarket
  • 1843 disappears

References

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

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

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