Symonds, James (1822-1904)

Primitive Methodist Magazine 1873
Primitive Methodist Magazine 1873

James was born in 1822 at Gayton, Norfolk, to parents Henry and Hannah. He was baptised on 7 Jul 1822 at Gayton.

Ministry

Follow the link to read about his work at Silchester, Hampshire.

The 1881 census records him as a farmer of 19 acres as well as being a PM Minister and preacher.

Family

James married Sarah Field (1828-1857) in 1849 at Stratford, Warwickshire. Census returns identify two children.

  • Henry Eliezer (1851-1853)
  • Rose Hannah (1853-1866)

James married Jane Sarah Ratcliffe (1823-1875) in 1861 at Canterbury, Kent.

James died 20 March 1904 at Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, after spending his retirement at Terrington St Clement, Norfolk

Circuits

  • 1845 Luton
  • 1846 Oxford
  • 1847 Shefford
  • 1848 Stratford
  • 1851 Andover
  • 1853 Reading
  • 1854 not shown
  • 1856 High Wycombe
  • 1858 Saffron Walden
  • 1860 Canterbury
  • 1862 Whickhambrook
  • 1863 Newport , Isle of Wight
  • 1866 Plumstead
  • 1868 London lll
  • 1871 Tottenham
  • 1874 St Albans
  • 1875 London lV
  • 1878 Grays & Romford
  • 1880 Lynn (Sup)
  • disappears

References

Primitive Methodist Magazine 1873 (portrait)

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

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

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