John Dymond (1835-1910)
John Dymond was born at Beaford near Torrington. He entered the Bible Christian ministry in 1857 and served as President of Conference in 1879, Connexional Secretary 1875-76 and Missions Secretary 1886-99.
His son Francis John Dymond was a pioneering Bible Christian missionary in China.
Source: Oliver Beckerlegge, United Methodist Ministers and their Circuits 1797-1932 (1968)