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Mary Titherington (1770-1817)

Mary Titherington was born in Prescot, Lancashire. She moved to Liverpool at the age of twenty-eight and shortly afterwards began to attend Methodist preaching. She was converted after hearing a sermon by George Morley and from about 1802 served as a class leader. Her health began to fail in July 1817 and she died on November 10th of the same year.

Titherington enjoyed a considerable reputation for holiness. Extracts from her journal were published after her death by the Wesleyan minister Henry Moore.

Source: Methodist Magazine 1819, 916-919 and A Short Account of Miss Mary Titherington of Liverpool by Henry Moore (York 1819)

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