Herbert was born on 12 January 1890 at Motherwell, Lanarkshire, to parents William, an iron roller (1891), and Catherine.
Before entering the ministry he worked as a platers helper in bridge yard at Middlesbrough (1911).
He married Florence Eva Bramwell in the summer of 1922 at Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire.
The 1933 Methodist Who’s Who identifies they had one daughter.
The 1939 Register records Herbert living at Runcorn, Cheshire.
Herbert died in the summer of 1977 at Portsmouth, Hampshire.
- 1918 Aylesbury
- 1920 Braintree
- 1922 Chinnor
- 1923 Eyemouth
- 1926 Bedale
- 1929 Penrith
- 1932 Lydbrook
- 1934 Brinkworth
- 1937 Leigh
- 1939 Frodsham
- 1942 Biddulph
- 1945 Bury Bruns
- 1948 disappears
W Leary, Directory of Primitive Methodist Ministers and their Circuits, 1990
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