Russen, Arthur Leonard (1902-1958)

Family

Arthur was born on 14 June 1902 at Norwich, Norfolk, to parents James, a bootmaker (1911), and Alice May.

Arthur became a Church of England clergyman after leaving the Methodist ministry.

He married Laura Josephine Linney (1907-1999) in the summer of 1930 in the Middlesbrough Registration District, Yorkshire. Birth records identify five children.

  • Margaret (b1931) – married Thomas Brown in 1952
  • John (b1935)
  • Barbara (b1938) – married Brian R Poulter in 1961
  • Michael (1942-1999)
  • Mary (b1950) – married Jimmy A Secker in 1969

Arthur died on 28 November 1958 at East Dereham, Norfolk. 

Circuits

  • 1924 Lowestoft
  • 1925 Hartley
  • 1928 London Mission SE
  • 1930 London Mission E
  • 1933 W Monmouth Mission
  • 1935 Stanley
  • 1943 resigned

References

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

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

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