Minton, Edward (1818-1889)

Family

Edward was born in 1818 at Ludlow, Shropshire, to parents William, a servant (1818), and Elizabeth. He was baptised on 30 August 1818 at Ludlow.

He married Sophia Major (1827-1891)  in the spring of 1850 at Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. Census returns identify three children.

  • Ethelbert Edward Major (1851-1923) – a banker’s accountant (1901)
  • William Augustus Charles (b1852) – a silk agent (1888)
  • Hampden Alfred (1853-1934) – a bank manager, retired (1911)             

Edward died on 23 January 1889 in the Stockport Registration District, Cheshire. He is buried in the Southern Cemetery, Manchester, Lancashire.

Circuits

  • 1842 Brinkworth
  • 1843 Salisbury
  • 1844 St Ives
  • 1846 Bristol
  • 1847 Cirencester
  • 1848 disappears
  • 1848 Cheltenham, Twekesbury Rd – Congregational
  • 1852 Moreton in the Marsh
  • 1854-1877 Mossley, Lancs

References

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

Surman Index id; 18710

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

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