Adam was born in the summer of 1838 at Guisley, Yorkshire, to parents William, a hand loom woollen weaver (1861), and Eliza Clapham.
Before entering the ministry Adam was a hand loom weaver – woollen (1851).
Adam died in late 1865 in the Wharfedale Registration District.
- 1859 Pateley Bridge
- 1861 Silsden
- 1863 Garsdale
- 1864 disappears
W Leary, Directory of Primitive Methodist Ministers and their Circuits, 1990
Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers