Trowbridge, Edwin (1843-1913)

Family

Edwin was born abt1843 at Donhead St Mary, Wiltshire, to parents James, a miller (1861), and Mary Ann.

Census returns identify the following occupations for Edwin.

  • 1861 carpenter apprentice
  • 1871 a railway timekeeper
  • 1881 school board officer
  • 1891 secretary
  • 1901 secretary Star Hall Mission in Manchester
  • 1911 retired secretary

He married Jane Howarth (1848-1921) in early 1871 at Manchester, Lancashire. Census returns and birth records identify nine children.

  • Margaret (Maggie) Constance (1871-1965) – a school teacher (1891); a private secretary (1901)
  • Thomas William (1873-1957) – a commercial clerk (1901); a commercial traveller (1911)
  • Edwin James (1874-1875)
  • Mary Louise (b1875) – an evangelist (1901)
  • Harriet Ann (1877-1968) – a housekeeper (1901); married Branwell Payne, a produce salesman, 
  • Edwin (1879-1882)
  • Robert Murray McChayne (1881-1921)
  • David Brainerd (1884-1886)
  • John Rutherford (1886-1886)

Edwin died on 19 January 1913 at Southport, Lancashire.

Circuits

  • 1866 Liverpool III
  • 1868 Manchester IV
  • 1870 disappears

References

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

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

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