Online books: Collective Biographies

1: Wesleyan Methodism and General

Atmore, Charles. The Methodist Memorial; Being an Impartial Sketch of the Lives and Characters of the Preachers who have Departed this Life since the Commencement of the Work of God among the People Called Methodists late in Connection with the Rev. John Wesley,Deceased, Drawn from the most Authentic Sources and Disposed in Alphabetical Order. Introduced with a Brief Account of the State of Religion from the Earliest Ages and a Concise History of Methodism.To which is Added, a Chronological List of the Preachers who are now Engaged in the Same Work.
Bristol: printed by Richard Edwards, 1801,582pp.
http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=UQhMAAAAYAAJ

Atmore, Charles. The Methodist Memorial; Being an Impartial Sketch of the Lives and Characters of the Preachers who have Departed this Life since the Commencement of the Work of God among the People Called Methodists late in Connection with the Rev. John Wesley,Deceased, Drawn from the most Authentic Sources and Disposed in Alphabetical Order. Introduced with a Brief Account of the State of Religion from the Earliest Ages and a Concise History of Methodism. With an original memoir of the author, and notice of some of his contemporaries.
London: Hamilton Adams, 1879
https://archive.org/details/methodistmemori00atmogoog

Crookshank, Charles Henry. Memorable Women of Irish Methodism in the Last Century.
London: Wesleyan-Methodist Book-Room, 1882, [4], 203 pp.
https://archive.org/details/memorablewomeni01croogoog

Gorrie, Peter Douglass. The Lives of Eminent Methodist Ministers; Containing Biographical Sketches, Incidents, Anecdotes, Records of Travel, Reflections, &c, &c.
Auburn: Derby and Miller, 1852, 408 pp.
https://archive.org/details/livesofeminentme00gorr

Keeling, Annie E. Eminent Methodist Women.
London: Charles H. Kelly, 1889, 256 pp.
https://archive.org/details/eminentmethodis00keelgoog

[Lawson, William D.]. Wesleyan Local Preachers: Biographical Illustrations of their Position in the Connexion, Utility in the Church, and Influence in the World.
Newcastle-upon-Tyne: William D. Lawson, 1874, xvi, 334 pp.
https://archive.org/details/11000431.emory.edu

The Lives of Early Methodist Preachers , Chiefly Written by themselves, edited, with an introductory essay, by Thomas Jackson, third edition, with additional lives.
London: Wesleyan Conference Office, 1865-66
Vol.1 xxxiv,311p https://archive.org/details/livesearlymetho02jackgoog
Vol.2 4],323pp, https://archive.org/details/thelivesofearly02jackuoft
Vol. 3 [4], 315 pp, https://archive.org/details/livesearlymetho00jackgoog
Vol.4 [4], 329 pp, https://archive.org/details/thelivesoftheear04jackuoft
Vol. 5 [4], 320 pp, https://archive.org/details/livesearlymetho01jackgoog
Vol. 6 [4], 334 pp. https://archive.org/details/thelivesoftheear01jackuoft

The Methodist Who's Who, 1912.
London: Charles H. Kelly, 1912, 259 pp.
http://www.archive.org/details/themethodistwhos00unknuoft

Stevenson, George John. Methodist Worthies: Characteristic Sketches of Methodist Preachers of the Several Denominations, with Historical Sketch of each Connexion.
London: Thomas C. Jack, 1884-86.
Vol 1. https://archive.org/details/methodistworthi02stevgoog
Vol. 2 https://archive.org/details/methodistworthi03stevgoog
Vol. 3 https://archive.org/details/methodistworthi01stevgoog
Vol. 4 https://archive.org/details/methodistworthi00stevgoog

Wesley and his successors : a centenary memorial of the death of John Wesley.
London: Charles H. Kelly, 1891. 257 pp.
https://archive.org/details/wesleyhissuccess00londuoft

Wesleyan delegate takings ; or short Sketches of personal and intellectual character as exhibited in the Wesleyan Delegate Meeting, held in Albion Street Chapel London on the 12th , 13th , 14th and 15th March 1850, by some of them.
Manchester: Thomas Johnson, 1850. 190pp
https://archive.org/details/wesleyandelegate00manc

West, Robert Athow. Sketches of Wesleyan Preachers.
New York: Lane and Tippett 1848, 400pp.
https://archive.org/details/sketchesofwesley00west

 

2: Primitive Methodism

Stevenson, George John. Methodist Worthies: Characteristic Sketches of Methodist Preachers of the Several Denominations, with Historical Sketch of each Connexion.
London: Thomas C. Jack, 1886.
Vol. 5 https://archive.org/details/10511665.384.emory.edu

 

3: Methodist New Connexion

Barker, Joseph Memoirs of several eminent Christians, lately members of the Methodist New Connexion Mossley Circuit.
London: R. Groombridge, 1839. 80 pp.
http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=sKoWAAAAQAAJ

Stevenson, George John. Methodist Worthies: Characteristic Sketches of Methodist Preachers of the Several Denominations, with Historical Sketch of each Connexion.
London: Thomas C. Jack, 1886.
Vol. 6 https://archive.org/details/10511665.385.emory.edu

 

4: Bible Christians

Mitchell, William John. Brief biographical sketches of Bible Christian ministers and laymen, with portraits. 
Jersey: Beresford Press, 1906. 2v   http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~biblechristianmag/yr/bio/title.html

Stevenson, George John. Methodist Worthies: Characteristic Sketches of Methodist Preachers of the Several Denominations, with Historical Sketch of each Connexion.
London: Thomas C. Jack, 1886.
Vol. 6 https://archive.org/details/10511665.385.emory.edu

 

8: Other Movements

Biographical Dictionary of Ministers and Preachers of the Welsh Calvinistic Methodist Body (1907) http://www.archive.org/details/biographicaldic00evangoog

 

 


 

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