Roughsedge, James

Research Notes

This was possibly James Roughsedge born abt1802 at Preston Brook, Cheshire.

Census returns identify the following occupations for James.

  • 1841 porter
  • 1851 canal carrier’s porter
  • 1861 formerly canal carrier’s porter
  • 1871 invalid – blind for 14 years

He married Elizabeth Pickering  (1807-1889) on 2 October 1926 at All Saints, Runcorn, Cheshire. Census returns identify four children

  • Eliza (b abt1831)
  • John (1833-1844)
  • Sarah (1836-1877) – ¬†married Thomas Johnson, a station master (1881)
  • Thomas William (1839-1863) – a canal carrier’s book-keeper (1861)

James was buried on 3 May 1873 at Daresbury, Cheshire.

Circuits

  • 1822 Belper
  • 1823 Derby (6 mths)
  • 1823 Scotter (18 mths)
  • 1825 disappears

References

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

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

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