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Austin, Emma (nee Mitchell, formerly Toher) 1829-1911
Emma served as a Society Steward at Hatherton, Cheshire. She was a class leader, an avid collector for missionary funds and a local preacher for 50 years. Her home was a place of hospitality for travelling and local preachers.
Buckle, Elizabeth (nee Gay) 1825-1896
Transcription of ‘Sketch’ In the Christian Messenger in the series “Of Godly Women Not a Few” by W.A. Hammond about ...
Buddery, Louisa (nee Watts) 1822-1899
Wife of a cow keeper, and one of three exceptional PM women preachers in Great Yarmouth.
Dakin, Elizabeth (1793-1879) of The Cloud
One of the early women preachers and protege of Hugh Bourne.
Elliot, Elizabeth (1810-25) of Oswestry
Tragic story of a 15 year old local preacher drowned on the way to take a service.
Eudall, Deuey (nee Green) 1821-1901
Transcription of Obituary In the Primitive Methodist Magazine by R. Evans Mrs. Deuey Eudall, widow of the Rev. George Eudall, passed ...
Gibson, Harriet (nee Atkins) 1823-1890
A 'Ranter Parson' as told by her family.
Hill, Mary Ann, of Great Yarmouth
She was a fine soul and a splendid specimen of womanhood - tall, well-built, lady-like but strong, vigorous and self-willed.
Horton, Josephine Padman (nee Bellamy) 1853-1934
Evangelist and author
This photo is in an album relating to people who were representatives at the PM Conference, 1904. Does anyone know any more about Mrs Johnson?
Kendall, Emily Mary (nee Lessware, formerly Ellis) 1866-1933
Circuit Superintendent and Suffragette? In 1915, Emily Kendall was apparently acting as Circuit Superintendent while her husband was on active service in France.
Mitchell, Ruth (nee Steward/Stuart) 1836-1901
As a young woman she was a powerful evangelist, but her health suffered as a minister's wife from damp houses and a low income.
Mortimer, Elizabeth (nee Grayshaw) 1823-1877
As Elizabeth Grayshaw, she was an early travelling preacher, working as a Hired Local Preacher in several circuits in Lincolnshire.
Pointer, Charlotte (nee Sandell)
East Anglian Prophetess
Smith, Sarah (nee Birchall) 1766-1822, of Englesea Brook
Pioneer of Primitive Methodism who, in 1811, invited Thomas Woodnorth to preach in her cottage in Englesea Brook. Through her influence six local children became PM ministers.
Spibey, Freda (nee Bridge) 1914-2010
A wonderful teacher and great “amateur” historian of Methodism, is how Susan Spibey described her mother, whose obituary, given below, appeared in The ...
Storer, Ruth Ellen (1895-1961)
Child preacher, one of a group of girls from Yorkshire who became evangelists at this time.
Storr, Frances Bradley (1893-1970)
One of the greatest child preachers, she is the now famous 13 year old girl preacher of Doncaster, and no one who has heard her can have the slightest doubt as to her conversion and the remarkable spiritual gifts she possesses.
Susannah Anne Bosworth, nee Chaloner - a Woman Worth Remembering
Synopsis of Annie Tolson, nee Gibson, my Gt Gt Grandmother
Annie, the great Yorkshire and Lancashire Revivalist
Taylor, P (Mrs)
Mrs Taylor was a member at Edward Street PM Chapel, Langley Green, before the new chapel was built. On its 60th anniversary in 1956 she was presented with an illuminated address. Do you know more about her?
Tolson, Annie (nee Gibson)1830-1890
'Annie the drunkard's daughter': a Primitive Methodist preacher
Tough, Frances Ann 'Annie' (nee Moore) 1854-1930
It is, possibly, unique in the history of our Church to find that a trustee of one of our chapels is a lady. The ministers, however, who are appointed to superintend Maidenhead Station soon find that one of the most active trustees of the village chapel of Eton Wick is of the fair sex.
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