Phillips, James (1826-1893)


James was born on 24 October 1826 at Poonah, India, to parents James and Sarah. He was baptised on 31 October 1826 at Poonah, Bombay.

After leaving the ministry James worked as a gardener (1871) ,a grocery shopkeeper (1881) and Assurance Agent (1891).

He married Anne Melton (1823-1886)  in late 1854 in the Norwich Registration District, Norfolk.

  • James Henry (1855-1921)  – an ostler (1891)
  • Annie Maria (1857-1865)
  • John Garibaldi (abt1861-1865)

He married Martha Maria Cannell (1842-1932) in late 1886 in the Norwich Registration District., Norfolk.

James died in early 1893 at Heigham, Norfolk.


  • 1848 Driffield
  • 1849 Bridlington
  • 1850 Driffield
  • 1851 Swinefleet
  • 1853 disappears


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

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