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Coughlan, Laurence (d. 1784), founder of Methodism in Newfoundland, was born in Ireland. His parentage is unknown. By birth a Roman Catholic, he converted to Methodism at Drummersnave, Leitrim, in 1753, and was soon afterwards recruited as an itinerant preacher, serving initially in ...

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Edwards, (Samuel Jules) Celestine (1857?–1894), Methodist evangelist and journal editor, was born, probably on 28 December 1857, at Burns, Dominica, in the West Indies, one of ten children. His father was a sailor, who died about 1867; little is known of his mother except that she was alive in 1894. ...