Newton, William (1819-1887)

Family

William was baptised on 25 October 1819 at Helmsley Yorkshire. His parents were Nathaniel Newton and Esther Day.

William and family emigrated to Canada in February 1851.

He married Elizabeth Carpenter (1821-1916) on 2 October 1847 at Kirkdale, Yorkshire. Records identify eight children.

  • Joseph (1849-1938) – a grocer
  • John (1851-1945) – a tinsmith (1911)
  • Esther Ann (abt1854-1883) – married William Henry Westcott, a lumber merchant, in 1879
  • Mary Elizabeth (abt1856-1942) – married Samuel Boundy, a clergyman (1900), in 1883
  • William Carpenter (1859-1861)
  • Sarah Jane (abt1860-1939) – married George Jacob Sparling, a farmer, in 1886
  • William Clarkson (abt1863-1918) – a commercial traveller (1900)
  • Alfred Edward (1866-1869)

William died on 28 April 1887 at Stratford, Ontario, Canada.

Circuits

  • 1860 Walsingham – Canada
  • 1862 Napanee
  • 1866 Walpole
  • 1868 Caradoc
  • 1871 Sandford
  • 1874 Markham
  • 1876 Macgillivray
  • 1878 Woodham
  • 1880 Walpole
  • 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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