Jenkinson, George (1848-1924)

Family

George was born abt 1848 at Lichfield, Staffordshire.

The 1851 census return records George as an inmate in the poorhouse. In 1861 he was apprenticed to a locksmith at Willenhall, Staffordshire.

He married Fanny Wilson Maddocks (abt1853-1924) in the summer of 1874 at Cardiff, Wales. Census returns identify six of seven children.

  • Philip George (abt1875-1935) – a tailor’s apprentice (1891); joined the Royal Navy in 1895               
  • Minnie Louisa Doreen (1877-1923) – married Frederick Walter Charles Atkins, a joiner, in 1896  
  • Victor Louis (1878-1950) – a stationer and printer’s manager (1901)  
  • Reginald (1883-1954) – a cab and omnibus driver (1911)
  • Gustavus Wolfenden (1885-1954)   – unemployed tram conductor (1911)
  • Gladys Jones (1887-1939) – married Percy Douglas Hartfield in 1914                                                 

Minnie’s marriage certificate identifies George as an estate agent in 1896. The 1901 census records him as a railway clerk.

George died in early 1924 at Portsmouth, Hampshire.

Circuits

  • 1871 Woodside
  • 1872 Exeter
  • 1874 Glasgow
  • 1876 Hastings
  • 1879 Portsmouth
  • 1880 Liverpool I
  • 1883 Southport II
  • 1886 Buckley
  • 1889 Chatham
  • 1892 Portsmouth
  • 1894 disappears

References

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

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

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