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Ebenezer Littleton, baptist minister Printer friendly version

Ebenezer Littleton was born in Shropshire in 1831 and became Pastor of Forest Fold Chapel on the 12th July 1868 where he was to remain the incumbent there for 52 years. During his time as Pastor he was responsible for the establishment of the Sabbath School, the Branch Chapel at Crowborough Cross, and the Motts Mill Chapel. He continued to preach at Forest Fold Chapel until his 89th year, one year before he passed peacefully away on 29th December 1920.


See also A History of Forest Fold Baptist Chapel published in 1932.
Date Type Information Source
 
1831BornIn the County of Shropshire1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
 
c 1855MarriedMary .....Estimated date
 
1856Birth of a sonWilliam in the County of Lancashire1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
 
1868Birth of a daughterIsabella in the Parish of Rotherfield, Sussex1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
 
12th Jul 1868HistoryAt Forest Fold ChurchForest Fold History
 Mr E Littleton, having supplied for six months to the profit and education of the Forest Fold Church, was cordially and unanimously requested to take the pastorate, which was accepted by him, his stated labours commencing July 13th, 1868
The pastorate of Mr Littleton covered a period of 52 years, and his name and memory are still remembered and loved by many.
 
1868 to 1908At Forest Fold [als Two Chimneys] Chapel; Occupation Pastor of Forest Fold ChapelForest Fold History
 
1876Birth of a daughterAnnie in the Parish of Withyham, Sussex1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
 
3rd Apr 1881CensusAt Two Chimneys Baptist Chapel in the Parish of Withyham, Sussex; Ebenezer Littleton, M, Head, married, age 50, born Shropshire; occupation: baptist minister1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
 
1897HistoryAt Forest Fold [als Two Chimneys] ChapelForest Fold History
 Rebuilding of the Chapel
 
29th Dec 1920DiedIn the County of SussexForest Fold History
 
14th Jan 1921Will provenIn the Parish of Lewes, Sussex; Effects: £97 0s 11dProbate Registry of England and Wales
 
No ancestor's report
Descendent's report
Little, Littleton, Lyttleton, Littlewood individual records
  
The ancestral pedigree of Ebenezer Littleton, baptist minister
 
  
 Ebenezer Littleton
baptist minister
m: c 1855Mary 
 b: 1831 Shropshire
d: 29th Dec 1920 Sussex
  b: 1837 Lancashire
d: 1896
  
    
 William Isabella Annie 
 b: 1856 Lancashire b: 1868 Rotherfield, Sussex b: 1876 Withyham, Sussex 
Family record
 
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