Schofield, John James (1895-1954)


John was born on 26 January 1895 at Darwen, Lancashire, to parents Robert Schofield, a cotton mill carder (1901),  and Betty Kay.

The 1911 census return records James as a cotton yarn piecer.

He married Ellen Smith (1895-1989) in the summer of 1925 at  Royton, Lancashire. Birth records identify three children.

  • Gordon (1926-1973)
  • Thelma J (b abt1930) – married Edmund Howard in 1951
  • Beatrice E (b1933)

John died in the spring of 1954 in the Oldham Registration District, Lancashire.


  • Hartley
  • 1921 Supply
  • 1922 Nantwich &c
  • 1925 Minsterley
  • 1930 North Cave
  • 1935 Patrington
  • 1943 resigned


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

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