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Mrs Elizabeth Greville (f1740)

Mrs Elizabeth Greville was sister to the evangelist George Whitefield.

The widow of a grocer of Wine Street in Bristol she provided hospitality to the Wesleys and her brother during the early days of the revival.

A group based at her house for a time disputed the Wesleys' control over the New Room and the Kingswood School house.

Source: John Isherwood, William Seward and the Wesleys - Lecture given at the Wesley Fellowship Zion Holiness Church, Birmingham, 16 April 1994,12

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