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  • Reference
      GB 133 MAM/Fl/7/1/11
  • Former Reference
      GB 135 MAM/Fl/7/1/11
  • Dates of Creation
      20 Mar 1818 to 23 Feb 1819

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Extract from a diary by Mary Tooth

On 31 March 1818 Mr [Henry] Moore preached from Galatians chapter 6 verse 14 at Madeley. On the following Friday night, he preached Peter chapter 1 verse 18. On 21 March [John] Squarebridge preached from Jeremiah chapter 29 verse 13. On 28 February 1819 Mr Hodson preached at Madeley Wood from "delight thyself in the Lord". On 7 February T. Molineaux preached at "our room" from Romans chapter 12 verse 1. On the Monday following, Mr [David] Cornforth preached the same text, while on the Sunday afternoon, Molineaux preached from Genesis chapter 12 verse 7. On 23 March Mr [Abraham] Watmough preached at Coalbrookdale on "the end of all things is at end, be ye therefore sober and watch unto prayer." At Madeley the next night he preached from the "2nd general epistle of St Peter" - and at Madeley Wood. On 10 March Mr Cornforth preached from Epheisians Chapter 5 "Awake thou that sleepest" and on the 12th at Madeley Wood from Acts 26: v28. Mr Ed?'s text at Shifnal on 9 March was St Luke 23:v.42-43. Mr Cornforth preached in "our room" on Friday from St Matthew 25:v.6. On Monday night 17 March Mr Stodd preached an excellent sermon from Corinthians 16:v.9

Notes

  • David Cornforth (1786-1853) was born at Brompton in Yorkshire, the son of Methodist parents. He entered the itinerancy in 1814 and exercised an active circuit ministry until superannuation to Bristol in 1850. Source: Minutes of Conference 1856 and Hill's Arrangement 1853

Note

Notes

  • David Cornforth (1786-1853) was born at Brompton in Yorkshire, the son of Methodist parents. He entered the itinerancy in 1814 and exercised an active circuit ministry until superannuation to Bristol in 1850. Source: Minutes of Conference 1856 and Hill's Arrangement 1853