Lingwood, Robert (1808-1896)

Family

Robert was born on 14 January 1808 at Hockering, Norfolk, to parents Robert Longwood and Elizabeth Parfitt. He was baptised on 6 March 1808 at Hockering.

Census returns identify the following occupations for Robert.

  • 1841 Independent
  • 1851 shopkeeper hawker – haberdashery
  • 1861 hawker shopkeeper and PM preacher
  • 1871 grocer & licensed hawker
  • 1881 grocer etc
  • 1891 grocer

He married Elizabeth Lown (1812-1882) on 30 June 1837 at Rollesby, Norfolk. Census returns identify seven children.

  • Ann Elizabeth (1838-1929) – married George Carroll Hillman, a lithographic printer, in 1865
  • Rebecca (1839-1887) – a tailoress (1881)           
  • Phebe (1841-1926) – married William Charles Barber, a printer compositor (1871), in 1867        
  • Angelina (1845-1940)  – a grocer & earthenware dealer (1911)     
  • Caroline (1849-1910) – married Philip J Lambert, a tailor & outfitter (1881), in 1876
  • Martha (1852-1919) – married Henry Jonathan Spooner, a labourer (1891), in 1874
  • John Robert (1855-1932) – a grocer & fruiter (1911)

Robert died on 19 July 1896 at Hemsby, Norfolk. He was buried on 23 July.

Circuits

  • 1834 Fakenham
  • 1836 Lynn
  • 1837 Yarmouth
  • 1838 Brandon
  • 1839 Soham
  • 1840 Brandon
  • 1842 disappears

References

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

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

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