Sainsbury, William Charles (1882-1956)


William was born on 11 January 1882 at Bermondsey, London, to parents Charles A Sainsbury, a wholesale & retired stationer (1891) and Mary A Aylett.

The 1911 census return records William as a Congregational minister. He emigrated to USA in late 1911 and was naturalised in 1918. The 1930 census records William as a Methodist clergyman.

He married Euphemia Wilson Scott (1880-1958) in 1910 in Scotland. Census returns identify three children.

  • Euphemia Steele (1912-2006) – an examiner (1940)
  • Augustus William (1914-2012) – a doctor
  • Leonard Robert (1917-2008) – a teacher (1940)

William died on 8 February 1956 at Canandaigua, Ontario County, New York, USA


  • 1906 Glasgow
  • 1909 ceased


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

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