Mosscrop, Thomas (1812-1897)

Family

Thomas was born in 1812 at Halliwell, Lancashire.

Census returns identify the following occupations for Thomas.

  • 1841 grocer
  • 1851 shop keeper
  • 1861 grocer and draper
  • 1871 draper
  • 1881 retired draper and Wesleyan local preacher
  • 1891 retired draper

He married Martha Gilbert (1818-1873) on 29 August 1839 at Stockport, Cheshire. Census returns identify eight children.               

  • Mary (1841-1843)
  • Edwin (1843-1917) – a Wesleyan minister
  • Anthony (1844-1926) – a grocer (1891)
  • Thomas Gilbert (abt1847-1933) – a Wesleyan minister
  • Salathiel (1850-1892) – a draper (1891)
  • Eneus (1852-1923) – a Wesleyan minister 
  • Joseph James (1855-1926) – a grocer
  • Alvah (1857-1902) – a draper

He married Louisa Mann (1819-1888) on 14 July 1877 at Pulham Market, Norfolk.   

Thomas died on 27 December 1897 in the Chapel en le Frith, Derbyshire. He was buried at Tideswell, Derbyshire.   

Circuits

  • 1835 Isle of Man
  • 1836 Preston
  • 1837 Bradwell
  • 1839 disappears

References

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

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

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