Woodward, William (1837-1884)

Family

William was born on 22 January 1837 at Barton, Nottinghamshire, to parents Gervais, a shopkeeper (1841), and Ann.

He married Hannah Cook (b1837) in the spring of 1862 at Hull, Yorkshire. Census returns identify three children.

  • Lucy Cook (1866-1940) – married William Baker, a grocer & wine merchant (1901), in 1894            
  • Florence Emily (b1868)  – a governess (1891)       
  • John Thompson (1872-1899) – a chemist; died in Bombay, India         

William died on 16 August 1884 at Truro, Cornwall

Circuits

  • 1857 Leicester II
  • 1859 Mansfield
  • 1860 Sheffield II
  • 1861 joined Independent Methodist Ministry
  • 1861 Hull
  • 1866 Hull – Methodist New Connexion
  • 1867 London Britannia Fields
  • 1870 Newcastle upon Tyne
  • 1871 Wolverhampton
  • 1872 Blackburn
  • 1873 Rochdale
  • 1875 Hull
  • 1879 Hawarden
  • 1881 Clay Cross
  • 1884 Truro

References

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

Oliver A Beckerlegge, United Methodist ministers and their circuits: Being an arrangement in alphabetical order of the stations of ministers of the Methodist New … and the United Methodist Church, 1797-1932 

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

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