Primitive Methodism in the Otley Circuit (3)

Taken from “The Eventide Review of Primitive Methodism in the Otley Circuit” by James Myers, first published 1920.

Local Preachers – Family Relationship or Only Same Surname

BROWN               Thomas & Willie of Otley – father & son

CAWOOD            Glover & James of Otley – 2 brothers

CLIFFE                   William & Jabez of Esholt – 2 brothers

GRIMSHAW       William & John of Calverley – distant relations

HARDAKER         William & John of Yeadon – father & son

HOLLINGS           Benjamin of Guiseley, Richard of Otley, James of Calverley & Thomas of Esholt – distant relations

HOULDEN           John & Martin of Rawdon & William of Horsforth: 3 brothers

MOSELEY             Mark, Joshua & David of Guiseley & Yeadon: 3 brothers

MYERS                  Joseph & James of Guiseley, Thomas of Yeadon & Michael of Burley – distant relations

RAWNSLEY         William & Philip of Rodley – 2 brothers

SHEPHERD          Thomas of Guiseley & Thomas of Burley in Wharfedale – no relation

SMITH                  Thomas of Rodley & Silvester of Guisley – no relation

STANSFIELD        George & Benjamin of Rawdon & William of Horsforth: 3 brothers

WHITAKER          James & John of Horsforth, father & son & John of Rawdon no relation

WOOD                  Stephen of Otley, Robert of Askwith and Jonas of Menston – distant relations

Primitive Methodism in the Otley Circuit (2)

Taken from “The Eventide Review of Primitive Methodism in the Otley Circuit” by James Myers, first published 1920.

Heroic Local Preachers of Olden Times in Otley Circuit of Primitive Methodism from 1840 to 1918

Those with an asterisk to their names indicates they became Christian Ministers in Primitive Methodism or in some other denomination.

W HBAINESHenryHATHERLEY*John RIGG
WilliamBALDWINJamesHEAPJosephROBINSON
ArthurBALDWINBenjamin HOLLINGSHROSS*
John BARRITTRichardHOLLINGSJosephSHADLOCK
Thomas BARWICKThomas HOLLINGSThomas SHEPHERD
JamesBATTYJamesHOLLINGSThomas SHEPHERD
John BAXTERJohn HOULDENSamuelSLADEN
JamesBINNSWilliam HOULDEN SilvesterSMITH
WilliamBIRDMartinHOULDEN*Jos. SMITH
SamuelBOOTHCharlesHUNTThomas SMITH
Thomas BROWNDanelIDLEWilliamSTANSFIELD 
WillieBROWN*John JACKSONGeorge STANSFIELD*
WilliamBRUMFITWilliamKEIGHLEYBenjamin STANSFIELD*
GloverCAWOODJohn KENDALLT HSTAPLES
JamesCAWOODRobertMARSDENWilliam TOWLER*
John CLAYTONJosephMORRELLBenjamin TOWN
WilliamCLIFFEJoshua MOSELEYWilliamUPTON
JabezCLIFFEDavidMOSELEYJamesWALMSLEY
JosephDOBSONMarkMOSELEY*W E WALMSLEY*
George GILL*MichaelMYERSAdamWATKINSON*
W EGLADWIN*JosephMYERSJohn WHITAKER
JamesGRAYSHAWJamesMYERSJamesWHITAKER
John GREETHAMThomas MYERSJohn WHITAKER
WilliamGRIMSHAWSimeonPATTISON*Mr.WILLIAMS
John GRIMSHAWJamesPAYNE*John WOMERSLEY
WilliamHALLSimeonPEARSONStephenWOOD
William HARDAKERHenryPEARSONRobertWOOD
John HARDAKERJonathanRADCLIFFE*JonasWOOD
JosephHARGREAVESThomas RATCLIFFE*RubenYEADON
HenryHARPERWilliamRAWNSLEYArthurYEADON
HenryHARRIS*PhilipRAWNSLEY*WilliamYEADON*
John HARRISON*George RAYNER

Primitive Methodism in the Otley Circuit (1)

Photographs of former stalwarts of the Primitive Methodist movement, taken from the The Eventide Review by James Myers, first published 1920.

James Myers (Guiseley)
Mrs Winterburn (left) First supervisor of Guisley Cradle Roll
Mrs Stewart (right) (Guiseley) Leader of Ladies Circle
William Perkins (Otley) Joseph Shadlock (Yeadon) Henry Coupland (Late of Yeadon)

Askwith & Denton Overseers Accounts 1836/37

Held at North Yorkshire County Record Office at Northallerton
Catalogue Reference 1630

1836 &1837

1836 The Disbursements of Wm Crook Acting Overseer for Robert Fox. From 25th September 1836 to 25th March 1837.
Margaret Dibb 26 weeks at 2/0s £2 12 0d
Hannah Todd 26 weeks at 1/6d £1 12 0d
The late James Smith Children 26 weeks at 3/0s £3 18 0d
Christopher Nicholes 26 weeks at 1/6d £1 19 0d
Widow Jeffray 26 weeks at 2/6d £3 5 0d
Mary Holmes 13 weeks at 2/6d £1 6 0d
Widow Bolton 26 weeks at 1/6d £1 19 0d
2nd January Relieved Widow Bolton with 2/6d
Dina Watson 26 weeks at 1/6d £1 19 0d
Widow Blacay 26 weeks at 1/6d £1 19 0d
Wm. Smith 22 weeks at 1/0s £1 2 0d
Wm. Smith 4 weeks at 2/0s 8 0s
John Farrow 26 weeks at 2/3d £2 18 6d
Hannah Todd 6 loads of coal at 2/0s 12 0s
28th October Horse hire to Otley with Voter’s list 1/6d
25th March Richard Howard 10 weeks at 2/0s £1 0 0d
1837
24th January Richard Howard 10 weeks at 2/6d £1 0 0d
Richard Howard funeral 10 0s
24th November John Lambert in part for rent £1 0 0d
2nd January Lay Bill making 8d
Carriage of Mary Holmes goods 6d
6th February Relieved Mary Holmes junr with 5 0s
The late Wm. Holmes children 7 weeks at 5/0s £1 15 0d
Paid the Assessors Bill £1 4 0d
15th March Paid the Constable payment £8 13 9d
Journey to Knaresbrough with ditto 7 0s
24th February Paid C Nicholes rent £1 6 3d
Relieved Mark England with 2 0s
Expenses at John Bolton’s when Overseers and Surveyors was chosen 10 0s
Paid the Committee’s Room 17 0s
1837 6 journeys to Carlton 12 0s
Paid interest at Carlton 7 6d
2nd November Guardian journey to Carlton 2 0s
John Spence Doctor’s bill 13 6d
Mary Land 3 weeks at 2/0s 6 0 s
Paid for post letters 2 3d
Paid T Waddinton glass bill 1 8d
Account keeping 2 6d
Allowed by us:
Thomas Skirrow
John Bowling
Thomas Land
William Parkinson
John Harper
John Hen—–

1837 The disbursement of Wm. Crook Acting Overseer for Wm. Greenwood
From 25th March to 25th September
Margaret Dibb 5 weeks at 2/0s £10 0s
Margaret Dibb 21 weeks at 1/0s £1 1 0d
Hannah Todd 26 weeks at 1/6d
The late James Smith children 26 weeks at 3/0s £3 18 0d
The late Wm Holmes children at 5/0s £6 10 0d
Christopher Nichols 26 weeks at 1/6d £1 19 0d
Widow Jeffray 26 weeks at 2/6d £3 5 0d
Mary Holmes 26 weeks at 2/0s £2 12 0d
Widow Bolton 10 weeks at 1/6d 15 0s
Widow Bolton 16 weeks at 2 0s £1 12 0d
Dina Watson 26 weeks at 1/6d £1 19 0d
Widow Blacay 26 weeks at 1/6d £1 19 0d
Wm. Smith 3 weeks at 1/0s 3 0s
Mary Land 7 weeks at 14 0s