Humphris, Wallace Percy Alexander (1881-1964)


Wallace was born on 26 September 1881 at Stroud, Gloucestershire, to parents Thomas Humphris, a PM minister, and Sarah Ann Williams Penhorwood.

He emigrated to USA in 1909 arriving in New York on 24 September. Although starting in the United States as a methodist Minister, by 1930 he had become a Congregational pastor.

He married Jennie Penhorwood Shutt (1876-1957). They had two daughters.

  • Anita Florence (1915-1999) – married Lynn I Solomon
  • Vera Gwendoline (1916-2003) – married Clifford Kenneth Keller

Wallace died in 1964 at Grand Island, Hall County, Nebraska, USA


  • 1904 Portsmouth
  • 1905 Swaffham
  • 1906 Farringdon
  • 1907 Saffron Walden
  • 1909 ceased


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

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