Truss, David George (1859-1945)

Family

David was born on 15 January 1859 at Marlow, Buckinghamshire, to parents David Truss, a carpenter, and Eliza Coventry.

He married Evageline Home (1856-1937) in late 1880 in the Thame Registration District, Oxfordshire. Census returns identify seven children.

  • Evelyn David Home (1881-1895)
  • Seymour Bingham (1887-1910)
  • Gilbert Athelstan (1889-1908)
  • Cecil Coventry (1890-1929) – a clothing shop assistant (1911); a salesman in San Francisco (1920)
  • Douglas Percival (b1891) – a clerk; emigrated to New Zealand in 1911
  • Eveline Olga (1896-1986) – married Alvara Hartley, managing director of clay roofing tile company (1939), in 1920
  • Charles Peter Allen (1900-1965)

David died on 6 June 1945 at Reading, Berkshire.

Circuits

  • 1877 Oxford
  • 1878 disappears
  • 1879 Marsh Gibbon, Buckinghamshire – Congregational minister
  • 1882 Wendover
  • 1884 Newnham, Gloucestershire
  • 1888 Bristol, Anvil Street
  • 1892 New Tabernacle, London
  • 1894 Cam, Gloucestershire
  • 1905 Hartlepool
  • 1912 Wakefield, John St
  • 1920-1925 Wotton-under-Edge. Tabernacle, Gloucestershire
  • 1942 Dursley, Gloucestershire

References

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

Surman Index id:28021

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

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