Race, Anthony (1784-1828)


Petty records that Anthony introduced Primitive Methodism to Nenthead, delivering the first sermon on 23 March 1823.


Anthony was a native of Weardale. He was baptised on 13 November 1784 at Stanhope, Co. Durham. His parents were Anthony Race and Ann Pears.

Anthony was buried on 16 November 1828 in St Leonard Churchyard, Malton, Yorkshire.


  • 1823 Malton
  • 1824 Brampton
  • 1825 Hexham
  • 1827 Yarmouth
  • 1828 disappears


J Petty, The History of the Primitive Methodist Connexion, 1880, p593 

W Leary, Directory of Primitive Methodist Ministers and their Circuits, 1990

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