Wild, Joseph (1839-1921)

Family

Joseph was born in late 1839 at Sutton in Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, to parents Thomas Wild, a framework knitter (1851), and Elizabeth Radford.

Census returns identify the following occupations for Joseph.

  • 1851 framework knitter
  • 1861 PM minister
  • 1871 Hosier 
  • 1881 pastor of the Baptist Church, Woodhouse Eves
  • 1891 retired Baptist minister
  • 1901 missioner on own account
  • 1911 medical dealer

He married  Jane Olver (1840-1870). I have not been able to identify the marriage. Census returns identify three children.

  • Adeline E (b abt1865) – not identified after 1901 census return
  • Joseph Henry (1866-1939)  – pressman to the boot trade (1891)          
  • Thomas William (b1869) – a druggist (1901); a medical dealer (1911)       

He married Hannah Wagg (1840-1908) in the summer of 1871 in the Basford Registration District, Nottinghamshire.

Joseph died in late 1921 at Leicester, Leicestershire.

Circuits

  • 1859 Exmouth
  • 1860 Weymouth
  • 1861 Plymouth
  • 1862 Exeter
  • 1863 disappears

References

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

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

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