Wilson, James (1813-1898)

Family

James was born abt1813 at Snelland Lincolnshire, to parents George and Mary.

Census returns identify the following occupations for James after he left the ministry.

  • 1861 labourer at iron works.
  • 1881 tailor and draper
  • 1891 retired minister

He married Hannah Coy (b abt1815) on 29 August 1838 at Amcotts, Lincoln. Census returns identify three children.

  • Sarah Ann (1839-1908) – married Richard Brunt in 1862; died in South Haven, Michigan, USA
  • Hannah Mary (abt1846-1881) – married William White in 1867
  • Catherine Elizabeth (1850-1871)

He married Ann Shirley, nee Savage (1812-1897) in the summer of 1885 at Lincoln, Lincolnshire.

James died in the summer of 1898 in the Lincoln Registration District, Lincolnshire.

Circuits

  • 1835 Birmingham
  • 1836 Lincoln
  • 1838 Scotter
  • 1838 Grimsby
  • 1840 Whitby
  • 1841 Knowlwood
  • 1842 Horncastle
  • 1844 Donington
  • 1846 Loughborough
  • 1847 Winster
  • 1849 Earl Shilton
  • 1851 Kniveton
  • 1853 Derby
  • 1854 disappears

References

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

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

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