Herbert was born abt1880 at Burnley, Lancashire, to parents John, a cotton weaver (1901), and Jane.
Before entering the ministry, Herbert worked as an accountant’s clerk (1901). His resignation from the ministry was reported on the Primitive Methodist Leader 17 January 1918 in the “General Committee Notes”.
He married Annie Amelia Turley (1876-1949) in the summer of 1908 at Southampton, Hampshire. Census returns identify one child.
- Bertram Turley (1909-1983) – a barrister (1939)
Herbert died on 19 January 1935 at Hampton-on-Thames, Middlesex.
- 1904 Reading
- 1905 Portsmouth
- 1907 Leicester
- 1908 London E
- 1910 St Ives, Hunts
- 1913 Shaftsbury
- 1916 Tunstall
- 1918 ceased
W Leary, Directory of Primitive Methodist Ministers and their Circuits, 1990
Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers