Rumfitt, Charles B.A., L.L.D. (1843-1929)

Family

Charles was born in late 1843 at York, Yorkshire, to parents William Rumfitt, a joiner & cabinet maker (1851), and Ann Yewdell. His older brother, John, was also a PM minister.

Before entering the ministry Charles was a grocer’s apprentice (1861).

He married Sarah Smith (1841-1928) in late 1870 at Keighley, Yorkshire. Census returns identify one child.

  • Ann (1876-1881)            

Charles died on 31 March 1929 at Hackney, London.

Circuits

  • 1865 Pateley Bridge
  • 1866 Ripon
  • 1867 Leeds III
  • 1869 Bradford I
  • 1871 Wakefield
  • 1874 Keighley II
  • 1877 Halifax
  • 1879 Heckmondwike
  • 1882 Pateley Bridge
  • 1883 transfers to C of E

References

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

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

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