Alexander Kilham

(1762—1798) a founder of the Methodist New Connexion

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John Wesley (1703—1791) Church of England clergyman and a founder of Methodism


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Methodist. After J. Wesley's death (1791) he became the leader of the radical wing of the movement and advocated complete separation from the C of E and lay representation in all Church courts. He was expelled by the Methodist Conference in 1797 and in 1798 founded the Methodist New Connexion.

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