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John Haughton (fl.1746-1755)

John Haughton is recorded as being a special assistant to John Wesley in Yorkshire in 1746 and as one of the 'chief local preachers' in 1755. He spent much of his ministry in Ireland where he finally took Anglican Orders and ended his days as Rector of Kilrea in Londonderry.

Source: The Works of John Wesley (1982), Volume 26, 402, edited by Frank Baker and Robert H. Gallagher, Pioneer Preachers of Irish Methodism (1965), 1-2

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