Mary Gifford (1743-1828)
Mary Gifford was born in Lewes, Sussex.
She was converted at the age of twenty and moved a few years later to Dorking in Surrey where she first heard Methodist preachers.
Gifford married in 1773 and moved to Salisbury where she was appointed a class leader by John Wesley.
After some years, the family went to live in Bristol where she was a prominent member of the society.
During her later years, she was subject to severe unspecified domestic afflictions.
Source: Arminian Magazine 1828, 716-717