Joseph Alfred Dobson (1868-1943)
Joseph Alfred Dobson was born in the North of England and entered the Bible Christian ministry in 1888 after training at Shebbear College. He served for forty-two years before retirement in 1930. Dobson returned to the active ministry in 1931 and served a further seven years.
Source: Oliver Beckerlegge, United Methodist Ministers and their Circuits 1797-1932 (1968) and Methodist Recorder 7 Oct.1943, p.5