Seager, James (1815-1882)

Family

James was born in 1815 at Forncett St Mary, Norfolk, to parents William, a bricklayer, and Mary. He was baptised on 13 August 1815 at Forncett St Peter.

Census returns identify the following occupations for James.

  • 1841 preacher
  • 1851 PM minister
  • 1861 tea dealer & draper
  • 1871 life assurance agent
  • 1881 agent to Prudential Assurance Company

He married Elizabeth Johnson Alexander (abt1821-1886) in early 1844 in the Stow Registration District, Suffolk. Census return identify one child.

  • Elizabeth (b1846)           

James died in early 1882 in the Oldham Registration District, Lancashire.

Circuits

  • 1837 Yarmouth
  • 1838 Ipswich
  • 1840 Lynn
  • 1841 Hadleigh
  • 1843 Stowmarket
  • 1845 Norwich II
  • 1846 Aylsham
  • 1847 Hadleigh
  • 1849 Cambridge
  • 1851 Peterborough
  • 1853 Wisbech
  • 1856 Rochdale
  • 1858 disappears

References

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

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

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