Smart, William J (1895-1972)

Smart, William J (1895-1972) | The Pageantry of Methodist Union by R Newman Wycherley
The Pageantry of Methodist Union by R Newman Wycherley

Family

William was born on 4 July 1895 at Kingswood, Gloucestershire, to parents Albert James, a pressman in a boot factory (1901), and Sarah Grimes.

William served in the R.A.M.C. in WW1.

He married Gertrude Charman (1897-1983) in the summer of 1923 at Horsham, Sussex.

William died in late 1972 in the Taunton Registration District, Somerset

Circuits

  • 1916 H.M. Forces
  • 1918 Colnbrook &c
  • 1920 Hartley
  • 1922 Horsham
  • 1923 Hungerford
  • 1929 Reading
  • 1930 Kennington
  • 1933 London M Kennington
  • 1934 London Clapham
  • 1938 London East Ham
  • 1945 Wye Valley Mission
  • 1949 Goole
  • 1951 Taunton
  • 1956 per USA
  • 1956 Supernum
  • 1959 ceased

References

Primitive Methodist Magazine 1932/281

R Newman Wycherley, The Pageantry of Methodist Union, 1932, p395 

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

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

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