Thomas Ching Penwarden (1818-89)
Thomas Ching Penwarden was born at Cookbury in Devon. He was converted by John Brown Tapp in 1836 and entered the Bible Christian ministry in 1841. He served as President of Conference in 1877.
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), 512-513.