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George Whitfield (1753-1832)

George Whitfield entered the Wesleyan itinerancy in 1785 and is recorded in his conference obituary as having travelled with John Wesley as well as being employed as the Connexional Book Steward. Under the terms of Wesley's will of 1789, Whitfield was appointed to membership of a committee to superintend Methodist publishing.

Whitfield superannuated in 1812 and spent his retirement in Tottenham, London.

Source: Minutes of Conference 1832 and Encyclopedia of World Methodism (1974)

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