Webb, Thomas (1791-1865)

Kendall

Transcription of obituary published in the Minutes of Conference by Samuel Parkin

The Rev. THOMAS WEBB had been a Travelling Preacher about thirty-one years, having travelled in various parts of the Hull and Nottingham Districts. He was superannuated in 1849, while stationed in the Boston Circuit. Since the time of his superannuation he has resided at Bottesford, where he died, on February 1st, 1865, in the seventy-third year of his age.

Family

Thomas was born in 1791 at Betley, Staffordshire, to parents Elijah and Ann. He was baptised on 9 October 1791 at Betley.

He married Mary Yoxall (1791-1864) on 27 April 1811 at Betley, Staffordshire.

Thomas died on 1 February 1865 at Bottesford, Leicestershire.

Circuits

  • 1821 Tunstall
  • 1822 Halifax
  • 1823 Bradford
  • 1824 Hull
  • 1827 Lincoln
  • 1828 Scotter
  • 1830 Pocklington
  • 1832 Hull
  • 1833 Grimsby
  • 1836 Winster
  • 1838 Mansfield
  • 1839 Bottesford
  • 1841 Loughborough
  • 1844 Leicester
  • 1845 Melton Mowbray
  • 1847 Belper
  • 1849 Boston
  • 1850 Bottesford

References

Primitive Methodist Magazine 1831/33

PM Minutes 1865/5

H B Kendall, Origin and History of the PM Church, vol 1, p516

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

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

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