Lawley, John (1809-1886)

Primitive Methodist Magazine | Englesea Brook Museum ENBM 1990.21.30b
Primitive Methodist Magazine
Englesea Brook Museum ENBM 1990.21.30b

John was born in 1809 at Llanfair, Montgomeryshire.

He married Elizabeth Mair in 1830. She died circa 1839.

John then married Jane Gaskell (1817-1904) on 28 February 1843 at Upholland, Lancashire. John and Jane had nine children.

  • William Brewster Gaskell (1845-1915) – a journalist
  • Mary (b1846)
  • Dinah Smith (1849-1892) – married Frederick Hooper, an officer in the Royal Engineers.
  • Selina Marina Jane (1851-1906) – married Thomas Naylor, an insurance agent
  • John Richard (1852 -1932) – a solicitors clerk
  • Evangeline (1854-1873)
  • Margaret Jane Hudson (1856-1943) – a dressmaker, married James Burnett
  • Sarah Lois Holden (1858-1948) – a housekeeper
  • Martha (1862-1874)

John died on 1 March 1886 at Preston, Lancashire.

Circuits

  • 1834 Stockport
  • 1835 Preston Brook
  • 1837 Liverpool
  • 1839 Oakham
  • 1841 Preston
  • 1842 Chorley
  • 1843 New Mills
  • 1845 Ramsey
  • 1847 Bradwell
  • 1849 Market Rasen
  • 1851 Driffield
  • 1853 Selby
  • 1853 Patrington
  • 1855 Lichfield
  • 1858 Lisburn
  • 1861 Donaghmore
  • 1865 Paisley
  • 1869 Richmond
  • 1871 Preston (Sup)

References

Primitive Methodist Magazine 1840/303 (Elizabeth)

The Primitive Methodist 1886/154

PM Minutes 1886/15

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

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

 

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