Shields Thomas Todhunter (1836-1902)

Family

Thomas was born on 6 March 1836 at Leeds, Yorkshire, to parents Christopher, an inn keeper (1836), and Margaret. He was baptised on 6 April 1836 at St Peter, Leeds.

Thomas and family emigrated to Canada where Thomas became a Baptist minister.

He married Maria Davies (1841-1922) in early 1865 at Swansea, Glamorgan, Census returns identify five children.

  • Margaret Marie (1866-1950)  
  • James Irwin (b1872) – a commercial traveller (1921)    
  • Thomas Todhunter (1873-1955)  – a Baptist minister (1911)  
  • Ernest Edgar (1877-1952) – a Baptist minister (1921) 
  • Ethel Marion (1879-1954) – a sales lady (1911)  

Thomas died on 1 October 1902 at Wentworth, Ontario, Canada.

Circuits

  • 1861 Swansea
  • 1863 St Austell
  • 1865 Pontypool
  • 1867 Bath
  • 1870 Bristol
  • 1875 St Austell
  • 1878 Pontypool
  • 1880 Blaenavon
  • 1882 Bristol II
  • 1888 St Austell
  • 1889 disappears

References

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

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

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