Sharpe, George Coverdale (1872-1944)
George’s birth was registered in the spring of 1872. He was born at Belsay, Northumberland to parents Thomas, a stationary engineman (1891), and Jane.
Before entering the ministry he worked as a general labourer.
George married Agnes Florence Spoor (1888-1910) in the summer of 1903 in the Knaresborough Registration District. She was the daughter of John Joseph Spoor.
- Walter Coverdale (1904-1995)
- Dorothy Coverdale (1909-1996) – married George W. Newberry in 1933
After leaving the Primitive Methodist Ministry, George became a Unitarian Minister. From 1921-1937 he was the minister at Croydon.
George died in early 1944 at Hailsham, Sussex.
- 1899 Spennymoor
- 1904 Scarborough
- 1907 Barnard Castle
- 1909 ceased
W Leary, Directory of Primitive Methodist Ministers and their Circuits, 1990
Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers
Note: Many records spell the surname Sharp.