Mathison, Charles (1872-1956)


Charles was born on 28 October1872 at West Auckland, Co. Durham, to parents Charles Mathison, a coal miner, and Mary White. He was baptised on 28 March 1873 at St Helen Auckland.

After leaving the PM minister he became a Unitarian minister.

He married Gertrude Tyas (1879-1963) in the summer of 1902 at Mexborough, Yorkshire. Census returns  and birth records identify three children.

  • Frank Tyas (1904-1973)                
  • Jack (1912-1990) – an insurance broker (1939)                        
  • Charles Donald (1917-2003) – fitter of petrol, diesel engines (1939)        

Charles died on 29 July 1856 at South Shore, Blackpool, Lancashire.


  • 1896 Whitstable
  • 1898 Mexborough
  • 1903 Rotherham
  • 1907 Hull V
  • 1911 Grimsby
  • 1916 Leicester
  • 1920 ceased


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

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

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