One of the leading brethren in Ramsgate and heavilty involved in the division there.
Interesting biographical notes; http://hector.davie.ch/pettman/Pettman_Q.html and similarly of his father http://hector.davie.ch/pettman/Pettman_P.html.
Thomas Edward Pettman - 10th May 1841 ~ 4th March 1910 Birth: Ramsgate, Kent, England. Marriage: 8th April 1868 at Thanet Register Office, Kent. Death: Ramsgate, Kent, England. Burial: Ramsgate Cemetery, Kent, England. Father: Thomas Pettman - 1807 ~ 18th April 1884. Mother: Margaret Castell-Baker - 1814 ~ 18th June 1887. Married on 11th Oct. 1832 at Islington, Middlesex. Wife: Agnes Deane - Sept. 1833 ~ 22nd Sept. 1897. Daughter: Grace (H. Pout) - 19th March 1870 ~ 1952., age 82. Author. ** 2nd Wife: Kate Eliza Burch - c1868 ~ 2nd March 1938. Children of Thomas & Kate: Ernest Edward Arthur (D.F.M. Baker) - 8th May 1901 ~ 25th May 1973. (Editor of "Words of Help" Apr. 1956 ~ Dec. 1972) Frederick Thomas (Ebben & Marsh) - 10th Aug. 1899 ~ 17th Aug. 1989. (Also wrote for "Words of Help") Siblings: Emily (E. Wildish) - 1834 ~ 1899. Margaret Elizabeth - 1835 ~ 7th Feb. 1838. A Son - 1836 ~ 10th Nov. 1836. Fanny (E. Musgrove) - 1837 ~ 1920 Stanley Hodges (Andrews & Cunningham) - 1839 ~ July 1907. Harriet - January 1843 ~ Ellen - October 1844 ~ William Chard (M.J.T. Hemsley) - January 1847 ~ 7th Nov. 1919. Amy - January 1849 ~ 1852. Edward Baker - 1852 ~ 1853. Elizabeth - 1854 ~ Anna Belinda - 1855 ~ 1929. ** Author of at least 50 books. Also wrote 250+ articles under the names of: G.E.C. Sutherland, Nigel Strong, Spencer Deane, Helen Kent, Fan of the Ferry, A Curate's Wife, and the Daughter of the Manse.)