Spittal, George (1848-1923)

Family

George was born abt1848 at Stoke Mandeville, Buckinghamshire, to parents William, a boot maker, and Emma Laycock.

Census returns identify the following occupations for George.

  • 1861 scholar
  • 1871 methodist minister
  • 1881 elementary teacher
  • 1891 elementary teacher
  • 1901 school master
  • 1911 schoolmaster (elementery)

He married Mary Maria Taylor (1848-1929) on 8 November 1873 at St Mark, Hull, Yorkshire. Census returns identify four children.

  • Florence Mary (b1874) – married Edgar Ashworth Craven in 1912
  • Edith (b1875) – married George Thomas Richardson in 1899
  • George William (b1877) – emigrated to Canada in 1898; engineer (1901)
  • John Percival (1883-1928) – a junior clerk (1901); an entomologist (1922); died at Halifax, Nova Scotia

George died on 8 December 1923 at Hull, Yorkshire.

Circuits

  • 1871 Burton on Trent
  • 1872 Horncastle
  • 1874 disappears

References

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

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

Note: Records spell the surname Spittall, Spittal or Spittel.

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