Shapcott, William Henry George (1873-1939)


William was born in late 1873 at Torquay, Devon, to parents Henry Shapcott, an ironmonger (1881), and Mary Emma Cobley.

Census returns identify the following occupations for William.

  • 1891 shop assistant
  • 1901 clergyman (Church of England)
  • 1911 clerk in holy orders – assistant chaplain at H.M. Prison Dartmoor

He married Elizabeth Ann McDougall (1873-1954) in the spring of 1907 at Brampton, Cumberland.

William died on 8 January 1939 at Hendon, Middlesex.


  • 1896 Brampton
  • 1898 disappears


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

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

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