Scarr, Abraham (1843-1923)


Abraham was born in late 1843 at Askrigg, Yorkshire, to parents James Scarr, a farmer of 55 acres (1851), and Alice Chapman. He was baptised on 21 January 1844 at Askrigg, Yorkshire. 

Census return identify the following occupations for Abraham.

  • 1861 carter
  • 1871 farmer
  • 1881 farmer of 419 acres employing two men
  • 1891 farmer & cattle dealer
  • 1901 farmer
  • 1911 grazier

He married Elizabeth Dawson (1841-1920) circa 1878 in the Northalleton Registration District, Yorkshire

Abraham died on 31 March 1923 at Dale Grange, nr Askrigg, Yorkshire.


  • 1868 Ramsor
  • 1869 disappears


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

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

Note: Many later records shorten the name to Abram.

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