Pogson, William Philip Sutton (1830-1891)


William was born in 1830 at Horncastle, Lincolnshire, to parents George Pogson, a tailor (1841), and Esther Sutton. He was baptised on 9 December 1830 at Horncastle.

Census returns identify the following occupations for William.

  • 1861 manager of stay factory and PM local preacher
  • 1871 manager of drapery and grocery at co-operatiove stores and local preacher
  • 1881 draper & PM Local preacher
  • 1891 draper

He married Hannah Stansfield (abt1829-1908) in late 1860 at Todmorden, Yorkshire. Census returns identify two children.

  • Lilian (1864-1920)
  • Harold Stanley (1866-1938) – an engineer draughtsman (1891); a book-keeper (1908); engineering secretary to a boiler making company (1911)

William died on 19 May1891 at Newton in Hyde, Cheshire.


  • 1856 Knowlwood
  • 1857 Liverpool
  • 1859 Manchester I
  • 1860 disappears


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

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