John Riles (d.1826)
John Riles entered the Methodist itinerancy in 1788. His ministry was exercised in circuits throughout England and Scotland. His Conference obitaury states that towards the end of his life 'he was called to suffer both from the most severe domestic bereavements, and from the distressing influence of personal affliction...'.
Source: Hill's Arrangement 1819 and Minutes of Conference 1826