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
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