Laister, Samuel (1761-1821)

An extract from Samuel’s journal 1821, published in the Primitive Methodist Magazine is attached. This covers a period when he was missioning Darlington and surrounds as part of a mission from the Hull circuit.


Samuel was born on 5 November 1761 at Epworth, Lincolnshire, to parents Robert and Elizabeth. He was baptised on 20 December 1761 at Epworth..

Samuel died on 25 December 1821 at Darlington, Co. Durham.


  • 1820 Leeds (6 mths)
  • 1820 Malton (6 mths)
  • 1821 Hull
  • 1822 Darlington


Primitive Methodist Magazine 1822/92

J Petty, The History of the Primitive Methodist Connexion, 1880, p104; p151

H B Kendall, Origin and History of the PM Church, vol 1, p372; vol 2, p71 & p132

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

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers


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