William was born on 14 August 1843 at Ampney Crucis, Circencester, Gloucestershire, to parents Charles Harris, a farmer’s carter (1851), and Harriet Wellfries.
He married Rosanna Wood (b1852) in late 1873 at Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire. Census returns identify four children.
- Annie (b1877)
- William Albert (b1879)
- Alice Maud (b abt1882)
- Daisy (b1885)
William died on 20 May 1911 at Saugus, Massachusetts.
- 1869 Falmouth & Truro
- 1871 Plymouth
- 1873 Gloucester
- 1874 disappears
- 1875 Newent, Gloucestershire – Congregational minister
- 1888 Tewkesbury
- 1890 Uley
- 1897 Truro, Massachussetts, USA
- 1900 Warwick, Mass
- 1905 Woods Hole, Mass
- 1909 Saugas, Mass
W Leary, Directory of Primitive Methodist Ministers and their Circuits, 1990
Surman Index id: 13608
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