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Clarke, Adam (1762–1832), Wesleyan Methodist minister and scholar, was born in Moybeg, Kilcronaghan parish, co. Londonderry. His father, an Anglican, was a village schoolmaster and farmer; his mother was a Presbyterian. His childhood consisted of a series of life-threatening mishaps. He was educated locally, fell under the influence of the Methodists in 1778, and met ...

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Adam Clarke (1762–1832) by William Ward (after John Jackson, c. 1823) © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Davies, Rupert Eric (1909–1994), Methodist minister and scholar, was born on 29 November 1909 at 261 Goldhawk Road, Hammersmith, London, the second of the three children of Walter Pierce Davies, solicitor and sometime mayor of Hammersmith, and his wife, Eliza Miriam, née Emmett...

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Gordon Stevens Wakefield (1921–2000) by unknown photographer [detail] © News International Newspapers Ltd

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Wakefield, Gordon Stevens (1921–2000), Methodist minister and scholar, was born on 15 January 1921 at 42 Gainsborough Road, Crewe, the only child of Ernest Wakefield (b. c.1877), a metal machinist in the railway works there, and his wife, Lucy Spooner (...