Heyworth, Abraham (b1832)

Family

Abraham was born in 1832 in Walsden, Lancashire, to parents Zachariah, a butcher, and Susan. He was baptised on 20 April 1832 at Rochdale, Lancashire.

He married Elizabeth Firth(1830-1889) on 20 February 1854 at St john the baptist, Halifax, Yorkshire. At the time of his marriage Abraham was a joiner. Census returns identify three children.

  • John Edgar (1856-1936) – a farmer 91878); a freight agent (1910)
  • Sarah Thursa (1861-1931) – married Joseph Robert Watson
  • Joseph Firth (1866-1928)

After his time in Walsingham, Abraham returned to Canada and later moved to live with his son John in the USA. Abraham died in Washington State, USA.

Circuits

  • 1860 Plympton
  • 1861 Caradoc (Canada)
  • 1862 Paris
  • 1863 Grand River
  • 1866 Stratford
  • 1868 Bosenquet
  • 1870 Hawksville
  • 1873 Portland
  • 1876 Chatham
  • 1877 to England
  • 1878 Chichester
  • 1879 Maldon
  • 1880 Walsingham
  • 1882 disappears

References

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

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

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