Howgate, George Henry (1876-1942)

Family

George was born on 13 January 1876 at Bingley, Yorkshire, to parents James Howgate, a labourer in iron works (1881), and Alice Ann Lumley.

The 1911 census return describes George as an antiquarian bookseller. In 1939 he is an Anglican clergyman at Keysoe, Bedford, Bedfordshire.

He married Nelley Leggett (1881-1961) in the summer of 1904 at Horncastle, Lincolnshire. Records identify five children.

  • Donald Kenneth (1905-1984) – a gas engineer (1942)
  • Harold Ian Charles (1910-1989) – a draughtsman (1942)
  • Malcolm Arthur Gordon (1915-1973)
  • Gwenneth Enid Margery (1918-2013) – a doctor’s secretary (1939); married Peter Henry in 1939
  • Duncan Henry (1923-1999)

George died on 3 February 1942 at Keysoe, Bedfordshire.

Circuits

  • 1900 Horncastlke
  • 1901 Sheerness
  • 1902 Bournemouth
  • 1904 Swindon
  • 1905 Folkstone
  • 1909 disappears

References

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

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

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