Scurrah, Ralph Cantrill (1854-1932)

Family

Ralph was born on 13 May 1854 at Bradford, Yorkshire, to parents William, a tailor and PM local preacher (1871), and Isabella.

He married Lavinia Buckley (1856-1930) in the spring of 1880 in the Wortley Registration District, Yorkshire. Census returns identify three children.

  • Letitia Belle (1881-1969) – a day school reacher (1901); married Shields Gill, a congregational minister (1911), in 1908
  • Elsie May (1886-1957) – married Frederick Mottram Goddard, a book-keeper (1911), in 1909
  • Marcia Blanche (1890-1910)     

Ralph died on 17 January 1932 at Askrigg, Yorkshire.

Circuits

  • 1876 Hoyland
  • 1877 Clayton West
  • 1879 disappears
  • 1884 Mold Green, Huddersfield – Congregational minister
  • 1888 Malton
  • 1890 Hessle Rd, Kingston upon Hull
  • 1897 Low Row
  • 1899 Stockport Rd, Levenshulme
  • 1916 Thirsk
  • 1920 Bainbridge
  • 1923 Leyburn
  • 1924 Mount Pleasant Gospel Hall, Batley

References

Surman Index id: 26054

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

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

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