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Elizabeth Holmes (1712-85)

Elizabeth Holmes was the wife of John Holmes (d.1742) of Smith House, Lightcliffe, near Halifax, Yorkshire. Originally a member of a Moravian congregation, she attached herself to the Methodists after her husband's death. John Wesley preached at her house in 1776.

Source: Biographical information provided by Thomas Albin, and E. V. Chapman, John Wesley & Co (Halifax 1952)

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