Joseph Harper (1729-1813)
v entered the itinerancy in 1767 and exercised an active circuit ministry mainly in Southern England and the Midlands.
He superannuated in 1801, first to Wetherby and then Knaresborough in Yorkshire.
He was still preaching until about a month before his death which followed a stroke.
Source: : Minutes of Conference 1813 and An Alphabetical Arrangement of Wesleyan Preachers...1739-1818, compiled by Kenneth Garlick