Thirkill, John Sharp (1830-1873)


John was born abt1830 at Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, to parents James and Elizabeth. He was baptised on 5 September 1830 at Newcastle upon Tyne.

Census returns identify the following occupations for John.

  • 1851 groom at Holbeck, Leeds
  • 1861 Methodist minister at Wick, Caithness
  • 1871 minister of the gospel in Newcastle upon Tyne – denomination not identified

John died in the spring of 1873 at Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland.


  • 1853 Hertford
  • 1854 disappears


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

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

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