Thomas Blanshard (c.1765-1824)
Thomas Blanshard entered the Methodist ministry in 1795 and served as a circuit minister in England and Wales until 1808 when he was appointed Book Steward. He served in that position for fifteen years after which he returned to the active ministry despite declining health. He died on February 20th 1824 after an illness lasting several months.
Source: Arminian Magazine 1824, 645-646 and Dictionary of Evangelical Biography 1739-1860, edited by Donald M. Lewis (1995)