Howell, Joseph Wonfor (b abt1827)


Joseph was born abt1827 at Cambridge, Cambridgeshire.

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

  • 1871 Baptist minister
  • 1881 Assurance Agent

He married Emma Thompson(1826-1893) in the summer of 1851 at Cambridge. Census returns identify one child.

  • William Charles Joseph (1860-1932)

I have not been able to identify a death record for Joseph.


  • 1847 Wisbech
  • 1848 Upwell
  • 1849 Bury St Edmunds
  • 1851 Newark
  • 1853 Sleaford
  • 1854 Sheffield
  • 1860 Ashby de la Zouch
  • 1863 Leicester II
  • 1864 transfers to Baptist ministry


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

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

Comments about this page

  • Also a twin daughter died 1861
    Emma Howell nee Thompson murdered in 1882 in Cambridge.
    Married Emily 1883 in Liverpool
    3 Children by 2nd marriage
    He died in Exeter 1902
    I am his Great Grand Daughter from his 2nd marriage.

    By Helen Andrews (06/12/2021)

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