Holdcroft, David (1811-1901)

Family

David was baptised on 10 March 1811 at St Bartolomew, Norton le Moors, Staffordshire. His parents were David and Mary.

Census returns identify the following occupations for David after he left the ministry.

  • 1851 schoolmaster
  • 1861 clerk at coal works
  • 1871 retired clerk
  • 1881 Wesleyan local preacher
  • 1891 living on own means
  • 1901 living on own means

He married Priscilla Salt (1816-1877) on 10 August 1851 at St Bartholomew, Norton le Moors.

He married Sarah Ann Shufflebottam (abt1821-1899) on 15 October 1878 at St John, Burslem, 

David died in the spring of 1901 at Norton le Moors, Staffordshire.Staffordshire.

Circuits

  • 1835 Macclesfield
  • 1836 Cwm
  • 1837 Bishop’s Castle
  • 1838 Shrewsbury
  • 1839 Presteigne
  • 1840 Ramsor
  • 1841 Oswestry
  • 1842 Birmingham E
  • 1843 Bradwell
  • 1844 Huddersfield
  • 1845 Chester
  • 1846 Wrexham
  • 1847 Warrington
  • 1848 Bury
  • 1849 disappears

References

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

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

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