Lazenby, Richard (1839-1877)


Richard was born abt1839 at Pontefract, Yorkshire, to parents John, a weaver, and Margaret.

After leaving the ministry, Richard worked as a commission agent.

He married Elizabeth Johnson (b1841)    in the summer of 1862 in the Shoreditch Registration District, London. Census returns identify five children.        

  • Alice Ruth (abt1863-1904)       – a waitress (1881); married George Needham in 1885
  • Annie A (b1866) – a draper’s assistant (1891)
  • Nelly Maud M (1869-1872) 
  • Margaret (1871-1923) – married Arthur Horne, a labourer, in 1890
  • G.W.J.C. (b abt1877) – later known as George Carr, a coppersmith’s labourer in 1901

Richard was buried in March 1877 at Ottringham, York, Yorkshire.

Elizabeth married Christopher Weedon Joseph Pollard in May 1891.


  • 1859 Chelmsford
  • 1860 Buckden & St N
  • 1861 St Albans
  • 1862 Cardiff & New
  • 1863 disappears


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

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

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