Strongman, William (1799-1881)


A transcription of Journal Extracts published in the Primitive Methodist Magazine relating to the Motcombe circuit 1830 is attached.


William was born abt1799 at Perrazabuloe, Cornwall.

Census returns identify the following occupations for William.

  • 1841 Independent minister
  • 1851 Independent minister
  • 1861 Independent minister
  • 1871 retired independent minister
  • 1881 retired Independent minister

He married Alice (1802-1880) on 28 June 1831 at Motcombe, Dorset.

William died in late 1881 at Warminster, Wiltshire.


  • 1831 Hopton Bank
  • 1833 Brinkworth
  • 1834 disappears
  • 1843 Kingston, Somerset – Independent minister
  • 1845 Chapmanslade, Wiltshire


Primitive Methodist Magazine 1831/215

Surman Index id:25804

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

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers


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