Smith, Samuel (1796-1877)

Primitive Methodist Magazine | Englesea Brook Museum ENBM 1990.21.19b
Primitive Methodist Magazine
Englesea Brook Museum ENBM 1990.21.19b

Samuel was born on 11 December 1796 at Denton, Lancashire, to parents George Smith and Mary Cooke. He was baptised on 1 January 1797.

Literature

Samuel authored the following.

Anecdotes, Facts, and Biographical Sketches Connected with the Great Revival of the Work of God in Raising Up and Progressing the Primitive Methodist Connexion: To which is Added an Account of the Introduction of Primitive Methodism Into Lancashire , 1872

Family

Samuel married Dinah Duckett on 13 January 1821 at Elvington. She was born on 4 August 1796 at Elvington and died on 9 April 1841. Samuel and Dinah had eight children.

  • Ann (b1825)
  • Samuel (1827-1895) – a printer compositor
  • Dinah Duckett (1829-1829)
  • John Hutchinson (1831-1862) – a printer compositor
  • Ann (1833-1884) – married William Harris, a PM Minister
  • William Heaton (b1834)
  • Mary Jane (b1836)
  • Watson (1839-1876) – a joiner

Samuel married Mary Hannah Weston on 4 February 1842 at Haslingden. Mary was born on 1 October 1817 at Stockport  and died on 26 March 1886. Samuel and Mary had six children.

  • Elizabeth Dinah (1842-1915) – married John Bedlington Buglass, a PM Minister
  • Thomas (b1848)
  • Salkeld (b1850) – a farmer, emigrated to USA circa 1871.
  • Sarah (1852-1933) – married John Howarth, a clerk. Emigrated to Australia after his death and there married Reginald Davies Bolton.
  • Cuthbert (1854-1929) – emigrated to Australia initially in 1878 and finally in 1887.
  • Mary Hannah (1857-1876)

Samuel died on 11 January 1877 at Stockport.

Circuits

  • 1821 Pocklington
  • 1822 Malton
  • 1824 Tunstall
  • 1825 Ramsor
  • 1826 Preston Brook
  • 1827 Shrewsbury
  • 1828 retired
  • 1829 Blackburn (1yr 6 mths)
  • 1830 Liverpool (6 mths)
  • 1831 Preston
  • 1834 Stockport
  • 1837 Manchester
  • 1839 Oldham
  • 1841 Haslingden
  • 1844 Knowlwood
  • 1846 Bradwell
  • 1847 Rochdale
  • 1849 Douglas
  • 1853 Bury
  • 1856 Bolton
  • 1857 Castletown
  • 1858 Douglas (Sup)
  • 1874 Stockport l

References

Primitive Methodist Magazine 1822/190; 1842/381 (Dinah); 1853/641; 1859/193; 1878/113

PM Minutes 1877/7

H B Kendall, Origin and History of the PM Church, vol 1, p400

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

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

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