Morish, James (1809-1859)

Family

James was born abt1809 at Blackwater, Cornwall. His father was William Morish and mother’s maiden name Bennett.

He married Elizabeth Hanbury Pressdee (1812-1899) on 1 January 1838 at Stanford Bishop, Herefordshire. Census returns identify three children.

  • Elizabeth Pressdee (1838-1898) – married George Kemmis in 1864
  • William Henry (1845-1914) – a farmer
  • Edwin Bennett (1850-1851)

James died in 1859 at Avoca, Victoria, Australia.

Circuits

  • 1828 Redruth
  • 1829 Darlaston
  • 1830 Shrewsbury
  • 1832 Bishops castle
  • 1833 Moreton
  • 1837 Barnstable
  • 1838 disappears to Congregational ministry
  • Grassington
  • 1848 Bradford
  • 1853-9 Avoca, Victoria, Australia

References

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

Surman Index id18982

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

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