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William Eddon (1868-1956)

William Eddon was born at Armley in Leeds, the son of a Methodist New Connexion minister of the same name. He trained for the ministry at Ranmoor College and after nine years in home circuits, sailed as a missionary to North China in 1901.

Eddon became Superintendent of the Wuting Circuit in 1904 and evantually rose to the position of District Chairman. Failing health resulted in Eddon's superannuation and return to England in 1933. He settled in Liverpool.

Source: Minutes of Conference 1957

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