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Ayliffe, Jane (1815-1837)
Born in 1815 at Rowde, in Wiltshire.
Bennett, Ann (nee Johnson) (1823-1900)
Born on 13 February 1823 at Saffron Waldon, Essex.
Betney, Adelaide (nee Burley) (1831-1901)
Baptised on 2 October 1831 at St Martins, Lincoln.
Bone, Mary Ann (nee White) (1842-1900)
Baptised on 4 June 1843 at Luton, Bedfordshire.
Bosworth, Susannah Anne (nee Chaloner) 1845-1899
During one of her missions in Lancashire the following were reported as the results; converted males over 14 years of age, 48; males under 14 years of age, 36; females over 14 years of age, 74; females under 14 years of age, 37; total 195.
Brooks, Elizabeth (nee Tasker) (1809-1900)
Born in 1809 at Ashby Puerorum, Lincolnshire
Buck, Mary Clarissa (1810-1876)
One of the longest serving women itinerant preachers (page 1)
Buck, Mary Clarissa (1810-1876)
One of the longest serving women itinerant preachers (page 2)
Buckby, Eliza (nee Winterton) (1832-1905)
Baptised on 21 August 1832 at Empingham, Rutland.
Buckle, Elizabeth (nee Gay) 1825-1896
Born abt 1825 near Kings Lynn, Norfolk.
Buddery, Louisa (nee Watts) 1822-1899
Wife of a cow keeper, and one of three exceptional PM women preachers in Great Yarmouth.
Chambers, Elizabeth (nee Claxton) (1818-1901)
Born on 6 November 1818 at Norwich, Norfolk.
Coad, Ursula (nee Sturtridge) 1819-1900
Early Methodist chapels: ‘People did not trouble about steeples and stained-glass windows. Most of our little ‘Bethels’ and ‘Ebenezers’ had floors of common sand and lime. The walls were white-washed, the seats were plain and without backs, the pulpit had just room enough for one person to stand in, for lights we had tallow candles.
Crewe, Sarah (1822-1903)
Born abt 1822 at Exhall, Warwickshire.
Dakin, Elizabeth (1793-1879) of The Cloud
One of the early women preachers and protege of Hugh Bourne.
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.
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
Born in 1821 at Hurstbourne Tarrant, Hampshire.
Gibson, Harriet (nee Atkins) 1823-1890
A 'Ranter Parson' as told by her family.
Gillett, Sarah Ann (nee Bond) (1820-1904)
Born 11 September 1820 at Hull, Yorkshire.
Hands, Emmilia (abt1821-1900)
Born abt 1821 at Chilson, Oxfordshire.
James, Elizabeth (nee Jones) (1836-1899)
Born in 1836 at Abersychan.
Jeffs, Ann (1817-1905)
Born abt1817 at Kings Sutton, Northamptonshire.
Johnson, Elizabeth (1808-1860)
When Sarah Spittle missioned Shrewsbury in 1824, Elizabeth Johnson was amongst the first converts, and almost immediately, at the age of 16, became a travelling preacher.
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