Walker, John Wesley (1902-1967)


John was born 28 August 1902 at Newton-in-Makerfield, Lancashire, to parents John Walker, a Salvation Army Officer (1911), and Maria Plowman.

He married Elsie Maud Adderley (1904-1973) in the spring of 1832 at Northampton, Northamptonshire. Birth records identify three children.

  • Eunice M (b1934) – married Trevor W Abbiss in 1960
  • Elsie Lois (b1940) – married Alan L Veals in 1961
  • Rodney V (b1942)

John died in October 1967 at St Bart’s Hospital, Rochester, Kent. His home was in Strood, Kent, and occupation at the time of death was recorded as a minister.


  • Hartley
  • 1928 Wangford
  • 1930 Leytonstone
  • 1932 Barton on Humber
  • 1935 Camelford &c
  • 1940 Chaplain CF
  • 1945 ceased


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

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