William Beer (1815-88)
William Beer was born at Langtree in Devon. He was converted in 1832 and entered the Bible Christian ministry in 1837. Beer spent forty-nine years as a circuit minister.
Source: Oliver Beckerlegge, United Methodist Ministers and their Circuits 1797-1932 (1968), and F. W Bourne, The Bible Christians - their Origin and History 1815-1900 (1905), p.516