John Wright Johnson Snr


Sunderland Councillor and a prime mover in the Pentecostal League and in Independent Methodist circles. He is vice-chairman of the Watch Committee of the Sunderland Corporation and a member of the Education Corporation.


6 Beechwood Street, Sunderland

Evidence of Identification

In the case of Councillor Johnson and his son evidence of identification was given by Mr Dixon Johnson, Councillor Johnson’s brother. Mr Johnson said that he identified the remains by means of a bunch of keys, a set of false teeth, the duplicate of which he produced. He identified the son by a key label and a latchkey.

Death Register 

Birth Date Abt 1862  Date of Registration March 1916  Aged 54 Registration district S/S Durham Volume 10a page 901

Photographs and Memorial Notice obtained from Sunderland Library


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