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

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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15 May 1842 • Sunday
<May 15> Sunday 15— attended meeting at the — News of the attempted asassination of was confirmed by general report, and was mentioned on the .
A General Conference was held in the New Corn Exchange England— President presiding— There were present at the opening of the Conference High Priests 14. Elders 50. Priests 64. Teachers 37. Deacons 8. The representation of the Churches were as follows
Conference Represented by Charles Miller, consists of 1531 Members, 36 Elders, 79 Priests, 50 Teachers, 19 Deacons and includes the branches of , Duckinfield, Bolton, and branches, Stockport, Pendlebury, Whitefield, Heatons, Eccles, Oldham, Rochdale, Leeds, Radcliffe Bridge, and Blakeley. Conference, represented by John Greenhow, consists of 570 members, 23 Elders, 26 Priests, 21 Teachers, 10 Deacons and includes the branches of , Warrington, and Newton, St. Helens, Isle of Man, Wales, and York. Preston Conference— Represented by — Struthars, consists of 665 Members, 16 Elders, 22 Priests, 15 Teachers, 3 Deacons, and includes the branches of Preston, Penworthen, Longton, Southport, Farrington, Hunter’s Hill, Kendal, Brigsteer, Holme, Lancaster, and Euxton Birth.— Clitheroe Conference, Represented by Thomas Ward, consists of 325 members, 15 Elders, 23 Priests, 17 Teachers, 6 Deacons, and includes the branches of Clitheroe, Chatburn, Waddington, Downham, Blackburn, Burnley, Accrington, Ribchester, Chaidgley and Grindleton. Conference— Represented by Lorenzo Snow, consists of 400 members, 14 Elders, 32 Priests, 7 Teachers, 8 Deacons, and includes the branches of , Woolwich, Bedford, Wybosson, Thorncut, Honeydon, Irchester, and Waddon. Macclesfield Conference— Represented by James Galley, consists of 238 members, 8 Elders, 23 Priests, 14 Teachers, 9 Deacons, and includes the branches of Macclesfield, Congleton, Bollington, Middlewich, Northwich and Plumbley. Birmingham Conference— Represented by J. Riley consists of 309 members, 11 Elders, 18 Priests, 12 Teachers, 5 Deacons and includes [HC 5:9] the branches of Birmingham, Greats Green, West Bromwich, Oldbury, Allchurch, Dudley, Wolverhampton, and Ashby Wolds. Staffordshire Conference— Represented by Alfred Cordon consists of 507 Members 25 Elders, 54 Priests, 23 Teachers, 14 Deacons and includes the branches of Hanley, Burslem, Stoke, Newcastle, Baddaley Edge, Bradley Green, Knutton Heath, Land End, Audlem. Prees, Tunstall, Leek, Longport, Tittensor Heath, Doncaster, Sheffield, and Brampton— Garway Conference, Represented by John Needham, consists of 197 members, 2 Elders, 12 Priests, 7 Teachers, 2 Deacons, and includes the branches of Garway, Abergavenny, Monmouth, Keven, Orcop and Euyasharrold. Cheltenham Conference— Represented by Theodore Curtis, consists of 540 Members, 8 Elders, 22 Priests, 12 Teachers, 4 Deacons, and includes the branches of Newberry Hill, Rocks Hill, Earl’s Common, Pinvin Dounton, Beauchamp, Edge Hills, Little Dean, Woodside, Ponsett, Killcott, Frogs Marsh, Red Marley, Bran Green, Apperby, Deerhurst, Cheltenham, Norton and Bristol. Frooms Hill Conference— Represented by William Kay, consists of 1101 Members, 24 Elders, 56 Priests, 24 Teachers, 12 Deacons, and includes the branches of Moor Ends Cross, Ridgway Cross, Dun’s Close, Old Storadge, Broomyard’s Downs, Clifton, Widbourn, Brinsteed, Woofren Common, Ashfield, Malvern Hill, Pale House, Callwell, Ledbury, Shaken Hill, Lugwardine, Marden, Bush Bank, Leominster, Ball Gate, Coom’s Move, Stoke’s Lane, Froomes Hill, Stanley Hill, Easthampton, and Worcester Broad Heath. [p. 1332]
15 May 1842 • Sunday
May 15 Sunday 15— attended meeting at the — News of the attempted asassination of was confirmed by general report, and was mentioned on the .
A General Conference was held in the New Corn Exchange England— President presiding— There were present at the opening of the Conference High Priests 14. Elders 50. Priests 64. Teachers 37. Deacons 8. The representation of the Churches were as follows
Conference Represented by Charles Miller, consists of 1531 Members, 36 Elders, 79 Priests, 50 Teachers, 19 Deacons and includes the branches of , Duckinfield, Bolton, and branches, Stockport, Pendlebury, Whitefield, Heatons, Eccles, Oldham, Rochdale, Leeds, Radcliffe Bridge, and Blakeley. Conference, represented by John Greenhow, consists of 570 members, 23 Elders, 26 Priests, 21 Teachers, 10 Deacons and includes the branches of , Warrington, and Newton, St. Helens, Isle of Man, Wales, and York. Preston Conference— Represented by — Struthars, consists of 665 Members, 16 Elders, 22 Priests, 15 Teachers, 3 Deacons, and includes the branches of Preston, Penworthen, Longton, Southport, Farrington, Hunter’s Hill, Kendal, Brigsteer, Holme, Lancaster, and Euxton Birth.— Clitheroe Conference, Represented by Thomas Ward, consists of 325 members, 15 Elders, 23 Priests, 17 Teachers, 6 Deacons, and includes the branches of Clitheroe, Chatburn, Waddington, Downham, Blackburn, Burnley, Accrington, Ribchester, Chaidgley and Grindleton. Conference— Represented by Lorenzo Snow, consists of 400 members, 14 Elders, 32 Priests, 7 Teachers, 8 Deacons, and includes the branches of , Woolwich, Bedford, Wybosson, Thorncut, Honeydon, Irchester, and Waddon. Macclesfield Conference— Represented by James Galley, consists of 238 members, 8 Elders, 23 Priests, 14 Teachers, 9 Deacons, and includes the branches of Macclesfield, Congleton, Bollington, Middlewich, Northwich and Plumbley. Birmingham Conference— Represented by J. Riley consists of 309 members, 11 Elders, 18 Priests, 12 Teachers, 5 Deacons and includes [HC 5:9] the branches of Birmingham, Greats Green, West Bromwich, Oldbury, Allchurch, Dudley, Wolverhampton, and Ashby Wolds. Staffordshire Conference— Represented by Alfred Cordon consists of 507 Members 25 Elders, 54 Priests, 23 Teachers, 14 Deacons and includes the branches of Hanley, Burslem, Stoke, Newcastle, Baddaley Edge, Bradley Green, Knutton Heath, Land End, Audlem. Prees, Tunstall, Leek, Longport, Tittensor Heath, Doncaster, Sheffield, and Brampton— Garway Conference, Represented by John Needham, consists of 197 members, 2 Elders, 12 Priests, 7 Teachers, 2 Deacons, and includes the branches of Garway, Abergavenny, Monmouth, Keven, Orcop and Euyasharrold. Cheltenham Conference— Represented by Theodore Curtis, consists of 540 Members, 8 Elders, 22 Priests, 12 Teachers, 4 Deacons, and includes the branches of Newberry Hill, Rock Hill, Earl’s Common, Pinvin Dounton, Beauchamp, Edge Hills, Little Dean, Woodside, Ponsett, Killcott, Frogs Marsh, Red Marley, Bran Green, Apperby, Deerhurst, Cheltenham, Norton and Bristol. Frooms Hill Conference— Represented by William Kay, consists of 1101 Members, 24 Elders, 56 Priests, 24 Teachers, 12 Deacons, and includes the branches of Moor Ends Cross, Ridgway Cross, Dun’s Close, Old Storadge, Broomyard’s Downs, Clifton, Widbourn, Brinsteed, Woofren Common, Ashfield, Malvern Hill, Pale House, Callwell, Ledbury, Shaken Hill, Lugwardine, Marden, Bush Bank, Leominster, Ball Gate, Coom’s Move, Stoke’s Lane, Froomes Hill, Stanley Hill, Easthampton, and Worcester Broad Heath. [p. 1332]
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