History, 1838–1856, volume C-1 [2 November 1838–31 July 1842]

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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7 July 1840 • Tuesday
<July 7> Tuesday 7.
Pursuant to previous notice, a General Council of the Church officers was held in the Council room, at the Star office, , on the 7th. day of July 1840. The meeting being opened by prayer by , began to speak concerning those Officers who had volunteered to devote themselves wholly to the ministry, when It was moved and seconded, that brothers Wm. Kay, and <Thomas> Richardson go to Herefordshire to labor in that region with Elder [Thomas] Kington— Carried. Moved by seconded by that brother<s> <and Joseph Knowles> go with to Scotland— Carried— Moved by seconded by , that Brother go to Bedford— Carried. Moved by , seconded by that brothers <and John Wych> go to Newcastle upon Tyne, Carried. Moved by , seconded by , that Brother D[avid] Wilding go to Garway, Herefordshire— Carried— Moved by , seconded by that brother<s> <and John Needham> go to Birmingham— Carried— [HC 4:149] Moved by , seconded by that Brother John Needham go with to Birmingham. Carried.
Moved by seconded by , that brother H[enry] Royle, go to Sheffield. Carried. Moved by , seconded by , that brother John Albiston take charge of the following branches of the Church, viz. Dukinfield, Hyde, Woolley Hill, Ashton and Staley Bridge— Carried. Moved by , seconded by that brother Joseph Knowles accompany to Scotland— Carried. Moved by seconded by that brother John Wytch go with Elder to Newcastle upon Tyne— Carried. Moved by , seconded by , that brother William Parr go to Sandback and Congleton Carried. Moved by seconded by that Brother Heath continue his labors in Macclesfield— Carried. Moved by seconded by that brother John Ble[a]zard go to Cornshaw— Carried. Moved by seconded by , that brother Robert Mc.Bride go to Lancaster— Carried. Moved by seconded by , that brother James Morgan abide in his own neighborhood, to labor with Elder D. Wilding. <carried> Moved by seconded by , that brother Price give up his business, and labor under the advice of Elder Kington as the way opens. Carried. Moved by , seconded by , that brother William Black go to Lisburn, Ireland; as the way opens. Carried. Moved by , seconded by , that brother John Parkinson have a roving commission, so long as he keeps busy and doing good— Carried— after had addressed the meeting upon several important items — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — The meeting — — — dismissed by blessing from , President. Clerk.”
At this time Elders and were laboring in
9 July 1840 • Thursday
<9> Thursday 9 Extract from s letter to the Editor of the Millenial Star,
“I arrived at Frooms Hill, Castle Froome Herefordshire, on the 4th. March, and was kindly entertained for the night by Mr. , who received my testimony, and opened his door for meeting; and on the evening following, the 5th. March for the first time I preached the fulness of the gospel in that place to a small congregation who manifested much interest in what they heard, and desired to inquire further into those things; and on the evening following I met a — — — larger [HC 4:150] number at s, and preached unto them the first principles of the gospel, viz, faith in Christ, [p. 1074]
7 July 1840 • Tuesday
July 7 Tuesday 7.
Pursuant to previous notice, a General Council of the Church officers was held in the Council room, at the Star office, , on the 7th. day of July 1840. The meeting being opened by prayer by , began to speak concerning those Officers who had volunteered to devote themselves wholly to the ministry, when It was moved and seconded, that brothers Wm. Kay, and Thomas Richardson go to Herefordshire to labor in that region with Elder [Thomas] Kington— Carried. Moved by seconded by that brothers and Joseph Knowles go with to Scotland— Carried— Moved by seconded by , that Brother go to Bedford— Carried. Moved by , seconded by that brothers and John Wych go to Newcastle upon Tyne, Carried. Moved by , seconded by , that Brother David Wilding go to Garway, Herefordshire— Carried— Moved by , seconded by that brothers and John Needham go to Birmingham— Carried— [HC 4:149] , . .
Moved by seconded by , that brother Henry Royle, go to Sheffield. Carried. Moved by , seconded by , that brother John Albiston take charge of the following branches of the Church, viz. Dukinfield, Hyde, Woolley Hill, Ashton and Staley Bridge— Carried. . . Moved by , seconded by , that brother William Parr go to Sandback and Congleton Carried. Moved by seconded by that Brother Heath continue his labors in Macclesfield— Carried. Moved by seconded by that brother John Bleazard go to Cornshaw— Carried. Moved by seconded by , that brother Robert Mc.Bride go to Lancaster— Carried. Moved by seconded by , that brother James Morgan abide in his own neighborhood, to labor with Elder D. Wilding. carried Moved by seconded by , that brother Price give up his business, and labor under the advice of Elder Kington as the way opens. Carried. Moved by , seconded by , that brother William Black go to Lisburn, Ireland; as the way opens. Carried. Moved by , seconded by , that brother John Parkinson have a roving commission, so long as he keeps busy and doing good— Carried— after had addressed the meeting upon several important items — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — The meeting — — — dismissed by blessing from , President. Clerk.”
At this time Elders and were laboring in
9 July 1840 • Thursday
9 Thursday 9 Extract from s letter to the Editor of the Millenial Star,
“I arrived at Frooms Hill, Castle Froome Herefordshire, on the 4th. March, and was kindly entertained for the night by Mr. , who received my testimony, and opened his door for meeting; and on the evening following, the 5th. March for the first time I preached the fulness of the gospel in that place to a small congregation who manifested much interest in what they heard, and desired to inquire further into those things; and on the evening following I met a — — — larger [HC 4:150] number at s, and preached unto them the first principles of the gospel, viz, faith in Christ, [p. 1074]
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