Sharp, Joseph (1849-1916)

Primitive Methodist Magazine 1905
Primitive Methodist Magazine 1905

Joseph was born on 12 March 1849 at Maidstone, Kent, to parents Joseph Sharp, a clerk at a paper factory (1861), and Emma Elizabeth Head.

He married Henrietta Clarke (1859-1956) on 8 August 1879.

Joseph arrived in New Zealand on 11 December 1873 with Rev. W. Tinsley. He was President of the NZ PM Conference in 1889 and 1905.

Joseph died on 15 August 1916 at Auckland, New Zealand.

Circuits

  • 1871 Ramsgate
  • 1872 Tunbridge Wells
  • 1875 Christchurch (NZ)
  • 1876 Ashburton
  • 1878 Timaru
  • 1879 New Plymouth or Geraldine
  • 1882 Timaru
  • 1885 Greendale
  • 1888 Dunedin
  • 1891 Invercargill
  • 1894 Timaru
  • 1901 Geraldine
  • 1903 Wainate
  • 1907 Southland
  • 1908 Edendale
  • 1910 Fielding
  • 1913 Bluff

References

PM Minutes 1917/266

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

New Zealand Primitive Methodist Ministers by Circuit

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

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Comments about this page

  • This page was modified on 12 January 2018 to add a transcription of his obituary published in the PM Minutes of Conference 1917.

    By Geoff Dickinson (12/01/2018)

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