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William Metherall Bailey (1795-1873)

William Metherall Bailey was born at Thorne, Jacobstow, Cornwall. He entered the Bible Christian ministry in 1818 and served for over fifty years in home circuits, suffering great persecution.

Source: Oliver Beckerlegge, United Methodist Ministers and their Circuits 1797-1932 (1968), and F. W. Bourne, The Bible Christians Their Origin and History 1815-1900 (1905), pp.222-227

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