Haver, Thomas (1850-1936)


Thomas was born in 1850 at Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland. His mother was named Mary Ann.

Before entering the ministry Thomas worked as a blacksmith.

He married Jane Hay Byers (b abt1856). Census returns identify seven children.

  • Mary Jane (b1870) – a typist (1901)
  • Phoebe Ann (b abt1886)
  • Jessie Byres (b abt 1888)
  • Susannah (b abt1890)
  • Thomas (1891-1915) – died in WW1
  • Alexander George (b abt1893)
  • Margaret Byers (b abt1896)

Thomas died on 5 May 1936 at Aberdeen, Scotland


  • 1874 Portadown
  • 1875 Glasgow
  • 1877 disappears
  • Paton Congregational College, Nottingham
  • 1879 Insch, Aberdeenshire – Congregational minister
  • 1883 Hutchesontown, Lanarkshire
  • 1886 Free Church of Scotland


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

Surman Index id:12079

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

Note: the spelling of the surname changed to Havre in records after 1881.

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