Mincher, Samuel (1853-1927)
Samuel was born in 1853 at Wednesbury, Staffordshire to parents Samuel and Ann. Samuel was a forgeman and ironworker, and was a local preacher in the West Bromwich circuit. His older brother, William, was also a PM Minister.
Samuel became a member of the Lea Brook Society at the age of thirteen. Two years later he received a note to take appointments. In 1871, Samuel was an iron worker.
His obituary records that Samuel was quiet in disposition, reliable in counsel, and faithful in his duties.
Samuel served as Secretary of the District Building, Missionary and Equalisation Fund Committee.
Samuel married Annie Mooring (1856-1938) in the summer of 1880 at Dunstable, Bedfordshire. Records identify four children.
- Annie May (1881-1884)
- Ethel Lizzie L (1883-1911) – married Willcie White
- Samuel George (1885-1952) – a schoolteacher (1938)
- Florence Cecil (1887-1974) – a schoolmistress (1911)
Samuel died on 6 January 1927 at Burton on Trent.
- 1876 Maidenhead
- 1877 Northampton
- 1878 Dunstable
- 1880 Peterborough
- 1885 Lynn
- 1888 Alfreton
- 1892 Dawley
- 1894 Leominster
- 1895 Wrockwardinewood
- 1897 Bristol VI
- 1902 Bristol V
- 1908 Sheffield I
- 1911 Gt Harwood
- 1912 Glossop
- 1915 Burton on Trent
- 1919 Burton on Trent (S)
Primitive Methodist Magazine 1912/422
PM Minutes 1927/265
W Leary, Directory of Primitive Methodist Ministers and their Circuits, 1990
Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers