Parkin, Maurice (1856-1912)

Family

Maurice was born in 1856 at Sheffield, Yorkshire, to parents Mark, a rolling mill manager (1871), and Mary Ann.

Census returns identify the following occupations for Maurice.

  • 1871 clerk
  • 1881 theological student
  • 1891 clerk in Holy Orders (curate)
  • 1901 clergyman (Church of England)
  • 1911 clerk in Holy Orders

He married Laura Annie Hammond (1868-1937) on 7 July 1896 at Rotherham Minster, Yorkshire. Census returns identify three of four children.

  • Reginald Pym Lempriere (1900-1974) – a clergyman
  • Margery Freda (1902-1979)  – head mistress junior mixed school (1939)    
  • Mary Selby (1908-2000) – married Rowland Hope Cobbold, a chartered electrician (1939), in 1929           

Maurice died on 7 February 1912 at St Leonards on Sea, East Sussex

Circuits

  • 1878 Chesterfield
  • 1879 Boston
  • 1880 disappears

References

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

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

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