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John Harrison

John Harrison

Male - Abt 1821

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  • Name John Harrison 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1816  Tunstall, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    begins his ministry in Tunstall 
    Occupation 1818  Nottingham Find all individuals with events at this location 
    preacher 
    • it was mid-winter; the year was 1815 a lawless, rowdy period, when the people had not become inured, as they have since, to the sight of young women in plain poke-bonnets singing and exhorting in the streets. No, Mr. Winfield, the market-place must not be the auditorium, if you please ! Sarah Kirkland put aside the suggestion as one not to be entertained. The next day (being Christmas Day, as we suppose) they found out a room in the Narrow Marsh, where a small band of secessionists, about half a score in number, with a Mr. Storer for their preacher, had their meeting-place. Here they attended a lovefeast in
      The rest of the story Sarah Kirkland shall be allowed to tell in her own words :

      "This room was made the birthplace of many souls. The converting work so broke out that it became the talk of the market people, that if they would go to the room in Broad Marsh they would get converted Now, persecution arose, and crackers were let off to annoy the people. These things caused a great stir, and the Mayor of the town came to hear for himself. John Harrison was the preacher ; he had a young appearance, and was a powerful preacher.
    Died Abt 1821 
    Person ID I275  Barker
    Last Modified 10 Apr 2010 

    Spouse Sarah Kirkland,   b. 12 Aug 1793, Mercaston, Derbyshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1880, Alfreton, Derbyshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 1818  Bingham, Nottingham Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 8 Apr 2010 
    Family ID F100  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Notes 
    • (Research):Barbara Wilson (2000)
      Sarah Kirkland was born 1794 in Mercaston, Derbyshire, England and was a Primitive Methodist minister. She married John Harrison who died in 1821 and then married William Bembridge in 1825. She died 4.3.1880 in Alfreton and is buried in Mugginton, Derby, England.