Trushell, Robert (1818-1898)

Family

Robert was born in 1818 in Yorkshire, to parents William and Ann. He was baptised on 9 March 1818 at Beverley, Yorkshire. 

Census returns identify the following occupations for Robert.

  • 1841 R (Ranter) preacher at Bramham, Tadcaster
  • 1851 lab bottle work at St Mungo, Lanarkshire
  • 1861 labourer bottle work at Springburn, Lanarkshire.
  • 1871 labourer in England
  • 1881 barber or hairdresser
  • 1891 barber at Paisley, Renfrewshire

He married Elizabeth Bryce (1825-1891) on 9 February 1846 in Glasgow, Lanarkshire. Census returns  and baptism records identify nine children.

  • John Williams (b abt1848) – an engine keeper on railway (1881)    
  • William Bryce (b abt1851)      
  • Daniel (1853-1935) – a thread mill worker (1891)          
  • James Buchanan (b1855) – a labourer at bottle works (1871)       
  • Mary Jane (b abt1858)            
  • Joseph (b1860) – a thread mill worker (1901)         
  • Charlotte Elizabeth (b1862)
  • Elizabeth (b abt1864)
  • Annie Eliza (b1867) – a cotton winder (1881); a thread mill worker (1901)

Robert died on 7 October 1898 at Glasgow Lanarkshire.

Circuits

  • 1841 Hull
  • 1842 Portsmouth
  • 1843 Pontefract
  • 1844 Driffield
  • 1846 disappears

References

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

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

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