John Phillipps (1769-1843)
John Phillipps was formerly of Truro in Cornwall but spent much of his life in Birmingham. Phillipps was a member of the Wesleyan society for fifty years and was a local preacher and class leader for much of that time. He occupied the major lay offices within the society.
Phillipps was struck by paralysis about three years before he died.
Source: Methodist Magazine 1843, 942-943.