Stacey, George (1813-1870)

Primitive Methodist Magazine 1860 | Copy provided by Steven Carter
Primitive Methodist Magazine 1860
Copy provided by Steven Carter

George was born on 17 October 1813 at Saham, Norfolk. His parents were Zachariah Stacey (1788 – 1875), a master cooper journeyman, and Hannah (1791-1883)

Family

George married Elizabeth Allen (1817-1902) on 15 October 1840 at Kings Lynn. They had nine children.

  • Clarinda (1841-1906) – married James Frodsham Robinson, a lecturer in botany and chemistry
  • Samuel George (b1843)
  • Matilda (b1845)
  • Albert (1847-1871)
  • Caroline (1850-1918) – married Samuel Owens, an estate agent (auctioneer)
  • Emily Ann (1853-1919) – married Walter Hales, a carriers canal agent
  • Zechariah George (b1854)
  • Elizabeth Phillips (b1856)
  • Hannah Ellen (b1859)

George died on 4 March 1870 at Chester.

Stationing tribulations

On moving to Colchester, records show that the circuit was reluctant to accept him because of the expense of his large family and appealed to the stationing committee without success!

Circuits

  • 1835 N Walsham
  • 1836 Fakenham
  • 1837 High Wycombe
  • 1838 Brandon
  • 1839 Lynn
  • 1841 Soham
  • 1843 Wisbech
  • 1845 Yarmouth
  • 1847 Peterborough
  • 1849 Bury St Edmunds
  • 1852 Kelsale
  • 1854 Colchester
  • 1856 Northwich
  • 1857 Preston
  • 1858 Chester
  • 1862 Wrexham
  • 1864 Newtown
  • 1867 Diss
  • 1869 Chester (Sup)

References

Primitive Methodist Magazine 1860/65; 1871/176

PM Minutes 1870/15

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

SN 5647 – Colchester Primitive Methodist Property Schedules, 1859-1864, Essex Record Office

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

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