Powell, Edward (1823-1902)

Primitive Methodist Magazine 1874
Primitive Methodist Magazine 1874

Edward was born in 1823 at St Martins, Shropshire.

Edward became a Congregational Minister in Glamorgan, Wales after he left the Primitive Methodist Church.

Family

Edward married Martha Bower Smith (1831-1877) in the spring of 1852 at Lambeth, London. Census records identify nine children.

  • Frances Sarah (b1854) – a music teacher
  • Edward Albert (1856) – a commercial traveller
  • Frederick Augustus (1859-1928) – a PM Minister until 1888, then a commercial traveller
  • Alfred Ernest (1861-1943) – a clerk
  • Sidney Herbert (b1863) – a musical instrument seller
  • Edith Flora (b1866)
  • Elizabeth Annie Eleanor (1870- 1928) – commercial clerk
  • Frank Collyer (b1873)
  • David Livingstone (1874-1939) – a house painter

Edward died on 24 August 1902 at Llwynypia, Glamorgan.

Circuits

  • 1846 Ramsgate
  • 1847 Baldock
  • 1849 Croydon
  • 1852 Hertford
  • 1853 Baldock
  • 1854 St Austell
  • 1858 Penzance
  • 1861 Frome
  • 1865 St Ives
  • 1867 Tredegar
  • 1871 Swansea
  • 1874 Pontypridd
  • 1881 Kingswood
  • 1884 Chippenham
  • 1886 Buriton
  • 1887 disappears

References

Primitive Methodist Magazine 1874 (portrait); 1878/694 (Martha)

J Petty, The History of the Primitive Methodist Connexion, 1880, p464. P514

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

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

 

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