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Wesleyan Methodist Historic Roll

A joint publication produced by the Devon Family History Society and the Cornwall Family History Society Wesleyan Methodist Historic Roll 1899 – 1904 A transcription of the names and addresses of over 24,000 donors from Wesleyan Methodist Circuits in Devon and Cornwall and parts of Somerset and Dorset.  The Wesleyan Methodist Historic Roll is a set of 50 volumes containing the names and addresses of over one million donors to the Wesleyan Methodist Twentieth Century (or Million Guinea) Fund between 1899 and 1904. The volumes are kept at Westminster Methodist Central Hall where they can be inspected (preferably by appointment). The Fund raised £1,073,682 of which £242,000 was allocated towards the erection of a unique building that would serve as a Central London Mission Hall, Conference Centre and house the Connexional Offices of Wesleyan Methodism. Wesleyan Methodist Circuits covered in this publication are: Volume 12 Channel Islands District, Devonport & Plymouth District Guernsey, Jersey, Alderney and Sark, Devonport (Gloucester Street and Belmont), Plymouth (Ebenezer and King Street), Launceston, North Hill, Holsworthy, Kelkhampton, Liskeard, Looe, Callington, Tavistock, Gunnislake, Camelford, Kingsbridge & Salcombe, Dartmouth & Brixham, Buckfastleigh and Ashburton Circuits. Volume 13 Cornwall District Redruth, Camborne, Falmouth, St Columb, St. Agnes, Newlyn East, Gwennap, St. Austell, St. Mawes, Bodmin, Penzance, St. Just, St. Ives, Scilly Islands, Helston, Porthleven, St. Keverne, Hayle, and Marazion Circuits. Volume 14 Exeter District Exeter, Tiverton, Taunton, Wellington (Som), Bridgwater, South Petherton, Sherborne, Yeovil, Devon & Dorset Mission, Bridport, Barnstaple, Lynton, Ilfracombe, South Molton, Bideford, Torrington, Minehead & Dunster, Williton, Okehampton, Torquay (Union Street and Wesley), Newton Abbot and Teignmouth Circuits. Produced with the kind permission of the Trustees of Westminster Methodist Central Hall.


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