Turrall, Henry (1839-1930)


Henry was born in 1839 at Pettistree, Suffolk, to parents Henry Turrall, an innkeeper (1841) and later a farmer, and Ann Fulcher. He was baptised on 27 June 1839 at St Peter & St Paul, Pettistree.

After leaving the PM ministry Henry was an auctioneer.

He married Elizabeth Ann Child (1841-  – in the spring of 1866 in the Yarmouth Registration District, Norfolk. Census returns and birth records identify six children.

  • Henry Sidney (1866-1953)  – a missionary (1937); died in Spain    
  • Thomas Child (1869-1962) – a missionary (1923); died in Spain
  • Florence Child (1871-1954) – a deaconess (1911); married Arthur V Liley in Lausanne, Switzerland
  • George Herbert (1875-1875)
  • Edith Mary (abt1876-1963)   – a music teacher (1901); married Archibald Oscar Minto, an accountant, in 1912
  • Constance Isabel (b1882) – not identified after 1911 census return  

Henry died ion 11 December 1930 at Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex.


  • 1862 Colchester
  • 1863 Briston
  • 1865 Yarmouth
  • 1866 disappears 


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

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

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