Sowerby, Thomas (1866-1944)

Family

Thomas was born on 10 February 1866 at Kirkbride, Cumberland, to parents John B Sowerby, a railway station master (1881), and Sarah Story.

He married Adah Winifred Howard (1885-1961) in the summer of 1918 at Swadlincote, Derbyshire. Birth records identify one child.

  • Geoffrey Howard (1923-2002) – served in the Royal Artillery in WW2

Thomas died on 21 May 1944 at Louth, Lincolnshire.

Circuits

  • 1891 Sheffield II
  • 1893 Glasgow II
  • 1894 Church Gresley
  • 1897 Wrockwardinewood
  • 1900 Wakefield II
  • 1904 Southport III
  • 1911 Hereford
  • 1915 Newcastle II
  • 1918 Filey
  • 1919 Manchester V
  • 1922 Chorley
  • 1926 Hull IV
  • 1927 Louth
  • 1935 Louth (Sup)

References

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

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

Note: There was no obituary for this minister.

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