Murray, Daniel James (1851-1928)

Daniel was president of the New Zealand Wesleyan Conference in 1902. He had been Secretary of Conference in 1895, and 1897-1901.

Family

Daniel was born on 17 November 1851 at Cambridge, Cambridgeshire.

The 1871 census return records Daniel as a milk carrier  in Hackney, London.

He married Sarah Elizabeth Holder (1854-1939) in 1883 in New Zealand. Records identify three children.

  • Charles Holder (1884-1885)
  • Irene Jane (1886-1963) – married Herbert Dugdale Prichard in 1912
  • Clarence Rainton (1892-1953) – a civil servant (1946)

Daniel died on 27 September 1928 at St Andrews Chyd, Howick, Auckland, New Zealand. 

Circuits

  • 1875 Tunbridge Wells
  • 1876 Plymouth
  • 1877 Brighton
  • 1879 Chichester
  • 1880 to New Zealand and joined Wesleyan Methodist ministry
  • 1880 Milton
  • 1881 Tapanui
  • 1883 Mornington
  • 1886 Hutt
  • 1889 Woodend and Amberley
  • 1891 St Albans
  • 1893 Waimate
  • 1896 Lyttleton
  • 1899 Thames
  • 1902 Masterton
  • 1906 Dunn
  • 1913 Fielding
  • 1917 Hutt
  • 1920 supernum

References

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

Who’s Who in New Zealand and the Western Pacific 1925

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

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