Rundle, Richard (1839-1929

Family

Richard was born in 1929 at Tydwardreath, nr. St Blazey, Cornwall, to parents William, a schoolmaster (1841), and Mary Ann. He was baptised on 4 July 1839 at St. Blazey.

Before entering the ministry Richard worked the land.

After leaving the ministry Richard became a home heating appliance manufacturer at Shipley, Yorkshire.

He married Ann(ie) Spring (1844-1901) in the summer of 1869 in the Hemsworth Registration District, Yorkshire. Census returns and birth records identify eight children.

  • William Charles (1870-1905) – a heating engineer (1891)
  • Mary Jane (1872-1901)
  • John Henry (1873-1948) – a plumber (1901)
  • Annie Spink (1875-1898) – a pupil teacher (1891)
  • Eleanor (1877-1956) – assistant teacher (1911)
  • Elizabeth (1879-1922)
  • Richard Wellington (1883-1884)
  • Louisa Grace (1885-1905)

Richard died on 25 October 1921 at idle, Yorkshire.

Circuits

  • 1865 Middleham
  • 1866 Wakefield
  • 1867 Pontefract
  • 1868 Dewsbury
  • 1869 Shipley
  • 1871 disappears

References

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

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

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