Jabez Percival (1840-1923)
Jabez Percival was born in Middlewich, Cheshire, into a Wesleyan Methodist family. He became a local preacher in 1859 but left the Wesleyans for the Free Methodists a year later. Percival entered the Free Methodist ministry in 1862 and exercised an active circuit ministry of forty-eight years, most of which was spent in the North of England.
Source: Oliver Beckerlegge, United Methodist Ministers and their Circuits 1797-1932 (1968)