Knight, John (abt1822-1877)

Family

John was born abt1822 at Reading, Berkshire. I have not been able to unambiguously identify his parents.

Census returns identify the following occupations for John.

  • 1851 PM minister
  • 1861 Church of England scripture reader
  • 1871 scripture reader

He married Emma Mary Cooper (abt1821-1895) in the spring of 1848 in the Wallingford Registration District, Berkshire. Census returns identify one child.                

  • Edgar John Cooper (1852-1921) – apprentice to watch maker (1871); a watchmaker (1891)             

John died in early 1877 at Southwark, London.

Circuits

  • 1843 Essex Mission
  • 1844 Romsey
  • 1845 Lymington
  • 1846 Wallingford
  • 1847 Brinkworth
  • 1848 Worcester
  • 1850 Brinkworth
  • 1851 Weymouth
  • 1853 Buriton
  • 1854 disappears

References

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

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

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