Marwood, William (1820-1903)

Primitive Methodist Magazine 1867
Primitive Methodist Magazine 1867
Primitive Methodist Magazine 1904
Primitive Methodist Magazine 1904

Early years

William was born on 5 June 1820 at Brompton, Yorkshire. His parents attended the parish church and his father was a bell-ringer. William’s father was attracted to the Primitive Methodists and eventually joined the Brompton society.

William was converted on 23 May 1834 at Brompton and three years later went on the plan as an exhorter.

Ministry

William’s obituary records a net increase of 834 on his stations.

Family

William married Hannah Margaret Hicks (1818-1876) in 1848 at Scarborough, Yorkshire. Census returns identify five children.

  • Margaret Ann (1849-1897) – married George Pick, a shoe manufacturer
  • Rebecca (1850-1931) – a dressmaker
  • Eleanor (b1852) – married Arthur Wellesley Warner
  • Emma (b1854) – a milliner
  • John William (1858-1832) – carpenter and sign writer, later a book-keeper

William died on 19 March 1903 at Derby.

Circuits

  • 1840 Ripon
  • 1841 Alston
  • 1842 Tadcaster
  • 1843 not shown
  • 1844 Hull
  • 1845 Hull Mission
  • 1846 Hull West
  • 1848 Scarborough
  • 1849 Swinefleet
  • 1851 Louth
  • 1853 Pocklington
  • 1855 Alford
  • 1857 Market Rasen
  • 1859 Brigg
  • 1860 Northampton
  • 1861 Silchester
  • 1863 Ripley
  • 1864 Leicester l
  • 1866 Nottingham l
  • 1867 Wirksworth
  • 1869 Mansfield
  • 1871 Hinckley
  • 1873 Ilkeston
  • 1875 Spalding
  • 1877 Sleaford
  • 1880 Derby lll (S)

References

Primitive Methodist Magazine 1867/449 (portrait); 1877/737 (Hannah); 1901/447 (portrait); 1904/237

PM Minutes 1903/22

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

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

 

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  • This page was modified on 6 December 2017 to add a transcription of William’s obituary published in the Primitive Methodist Magazine 1904.

    By Geoff Dickinson (06/12/2017)

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