Jackson, Thomas (1811-1879)

Primitive Methodist Magazine
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Kendall

Thomas was born on 18 January1811 at Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire to parents John and Mary. He was baptised on 17 February 1811 at St Giles, Newcastle under Lyme.

Ministry

Thomas joined with John Ride and Thomas Cummin on a mission to Reading and surrounding areas in spring/summer of 1835.

Family

Thomas married Emma Young (1820-1892) on 12 August 1839 at Allington by Amesbury, Wiltshire. Census returns identify seven children.

  • Thomas John (1840-1881) – a solicitor
  • James (b1842) – a surgeon
  • Elizabeth Ann (b1843)
  • Samuel (1848-1854)
  • Alice (1851-1858)
  • Emma (1854-1880) – married Richard Evans, a PM Minister
  • Edward Young (1859) – a clerk

Thomas died on 13 February 1879 at Canning Town, Middlesex.

Circuits

  • 1833 Shefford
  • 1837 Andover
  • 1838 Redruth
  • 1839 Brinkworth
  • 1841 Pontypool
  • 1842 St Austell
  • 1843 Bridgeford
  • 1844 St Ives
  • 1845 Whitney
  • 1847 Poole
  • 1849 Farringdon
  • 1851 High Wycombe
  • 1853 Salisbury
  • 1855 Banbury
  • 1857 Whitney
  • 1861 Basingstoke
  • 1863 Aylesbury
  • 1866 Farringdon
  • 1867 Brinkworth
  • 1870 Southampton
  • 1872 Leamington
  • 1875 London ll (S)

References

Primitive Methodist Magazine 1858/1; 1879/434

PM Minutes 1879/9

J Petty, The History of the Primitive Methodist Connexion, 1880, p 353

H B Kendall, Origin and History of the PM Church, vol 1, p183

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

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

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