Sayles, Larret Pearson (1867-1942)


Larret was born on 18 July 1867 at Rawmarsh, Rotherham, Yorkshire, to mother Eliza Ann Sayles. The 1871 census return records Larret living with his grandparents, John, a carter, and Ellen. His mother married John Sheard (Shird) in 1871 and the 1881 census return records Larret living with them.

Census returns identify the following occupations for Larret.

  • 1881 office boy (messenger)
  • 1891 unattached minister P Methodist
  • 1901 general labourer & commission agent
  • 1911 clerk in holy orders at Awsworth
  • 1939 clerk in holy orders at Awsworth

He married Margaret Brown (1863-1932) circa 1890 in Glasgow, Lanarkshire. Census returns identify five of seven children.

  • Elsie L (b1891)
  • Clifford Bertram (1893-1957)  – a colliery clerk (1911); a bank manager (1939)    
  • Stella Marina (1894-1972)  – honorary parish worker; a cost clerk (1939)     
  • Millicent Alicia (1897-1975)  
  • George Osborne (1901-1994) – a lecturer (1936)  

He married Emma Riley (1885-1968) in early 1933 in the Nottingham Registration District, Nottinghamshire.

Larret died on 9 October 1942 at Awsworth, nr. Ilkeston, Nottinghamshire.


1887 Glasgow II

1888 disappears


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

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

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