Nattrass, Timothy (1831-1898)

Family

Timothy was born on 11 March 1831 to parents Timothy, a lead miner, and Jane. He was baptised on 12 March 1831 at Heathery Cleugh, Co. Durham. His brother John was also a PM minister.

Timothy worked as a lead miner before entering the ministry.

He married Maria Bates (abt1832-1904). Census returns identify six children.

  • Martha (1857-1940) – married James H Ferguson, an upholsterer, in 1878; died in Detroit, Michigan
  • Anne (b abt1859) – married Hugh A McCallum, a physician, in 1887
  • John Cuthbert (1862-1946) – a druggist (1910)
  • Nellie (abt1864-1898) – married William A. Telfer
  • Mary (1866-1888)
  • Maria (b abt1868) – a nurse (1911)

Timothy died on 3 September 1898 at London, Ontario.

Circuits

  • 1853 Hexham
  • 1854 Whitby
  • 1855 Vincest – Canada
  • 1856 Brampton
  • 1857 Galt & Blenheim
  • 1860 Blenheim
  • 1861 Guelph
  • 1864 Bradford
  • 1866 Collingsby
  • 1867 Gloucester – England
  • 1869 Rugby &c
  • 1870 Paisley – Scotland
  • 1871 London – Canada
  • 1872 Paris
  • 1873 Woodstock
  • 1876 London
  • 1878 London (Sup)
  • 1882 disappears

References

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

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

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