Weaver, Lewis (1837-1914)

Family

Lewis was born in 1837 at Bishops Castle, Shropshire, to mother Mary, a washer woman (1841).

Census returns identify the following occupations for Lewis.

  • 1851 waggoner
  • 1861 minister, Primitive Methodist
  • 1871 Independent minister
  • 1881 Independent minister
  • 1891 Congregational minister
  • 1901 Congregational minister
  • 1911 retired Congregational minister

He married Martha Morgan (1840-1908) in late 1864 in the Atcham Registration District, Shropshire. Census returns identify six children.

  • Walter Morgan (1865-1920) – a butcher (1891)
  • Alexander Frederick (1866-1939) – a railway goods foreman (1901)
  • Lucy Anne (b1867)
  • Edith Mary (1870-1954)
  • Rebecca May (1871-1921) – a dressmaker (1891); married William Hatton, a loco engine driver at gas works (1911), in 1895
  • Constance Alice (b1873)

He married Jane Jones (b abt1859) in early 1909 at Liverpool, Liverpool.

Lewis died on 14 November 1914 at Walker Fold, Chaigley, Lancashire.

Circuits

  • 1860 Ludlow
  • 1861 Oswestry
  • 1862 Tunstall
  • 1863 Hadnall
  • 1865 W Bromwich
  • 1867 Wrockwardinewood
  • 1869 disappears
  • 1869 Ruyton-Xl-Towns, Shropshire – Congregational minister
  • 1869 Dovaston, Shropshire
  • 1875 Wilcot, Wiltshire
  • 1883 Weirbrook, Shropshire
  • 1890-1904 Rice Lane, Walton, Liverpool

References

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

Surman Index id: 28795

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

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