Lidstone, Joseph Edmund (1843-1917)

Family

Joseph was born on 3 April 1843 at Holbeton, Devon, to parents William Lidstone, a carpenter, and Agnes Moss. He was baptised on 24 June 1860 at Holbeton.

Before entering the ministry, Joseph worked as a gardener (1861).

He married Elizabeth (Lizzie) Taylor (1843-1873) on 13 November 1871 at Stratford, Ontario, Canada.

He married Catherine Walker (1845-1918) on 3 February 1875 at Frontenac, Ontario. Records identify two children.

  • Albert Edmund (1875-1876)
  • Arthur Elgin (1877-1943) – a ships surgeon (1911); physician (1921)

Joseph died on 7 July 1917 at Frontenac, Ontario, Canada.

Circuits

  • 1867 Gt Bradfield
  • 1868 Eynesbury
  • 1870 Wolverhampton
  • 1871 Mitchell – Canada
  • 1871 Collingsby
  • 1876 Peel
  • 1880 Portland
  • 1882 disappears

References

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

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

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