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Elizabeth Evans (1775-1849)
Portrayed as Dinah Morris in 'Adam Bede', by her niece George Eliot. Elizabeth was not a Primitive Methodist, but Hugh Bourne heard her preach and was convinced that she was called by God. This influenced him to encourage women to preach, and to appoint the first women ministers in Britain.
Female Preachers I have known
Transcription of an Article in the Christian Messenger by Joel Hodgson
Graham, E Dorothy, 'Chosen by God: The Female Travelling Preachers of Early Primitive Methodism' (1993)
To view this lecture follow the link to the Proceedings of the Wesley History Society, Vol 49, Oct 1993
Letters from Jane Child to James Tristram, ‘My dear Father in the Lord’, 1843-1844
An unusual, if not unique, example of letters from a Primitive Methodist woman to her ‘dear father in the Lord’. ...
Lightfoot, John, 'The power of faith and prayer exemplified in the life and labours of Mrs Mary Porteus' (1862)
This book was written in 1862. Mary Porteus was 14 years a Travelling Preacher and 22 years a Local Preacher ...
Primitive Methodist Women
E Dorothy Graham
Recollections of Early Female Preachers
Transcription of an Article in the Christian Messenger by John Spensley
An unknown 'Sister', linked to Hinckley Road PM Church, Leicester, about 1905. Can you help identify her?
Sisters of the People
In 1893, this order of lay women, was started by J Tolefree Parr at Surrey Chapel, Blackfriars Road, London, to serve the poor.
Unknown PM woman preacher
Who is she?
First World War
Graveyards and Cemeteries
Primitive Methodist History