Harold was born on 17 July 1886 at Worcester, Worcestershire, to parents Harvey Roe, a PM minister, and Elizabeth Annie Cottrell.
Harold emigrated to Canada, arriving in December 1911, where he continued as a Methodist minister.
He married Emily May Garrison (1894-1961) in late 1911 at Mansfield, Nottinghamshire. Records identify five children.
- Jean Jerrison (1912-1954) – an x-ray technician (1948-1954)
- Doris Cottrell (1913-2002) – married John Millard Charman in 1939; divorced in 1950
- Harvey Thomas (1917-1992)
- Isabel May (1923-1970) – a bank clerk (1945); married Kenneth Sherman Sisson in 1949
- David Bryan (1926-2000) – a teacher
Harold died on 23 February 1949 at Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
- 1909 Mansfield
- 1912 ceased
W Leary, Directory of Primitive Methodist Ministers and their Circuits, 1990
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