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Jun 22, 1840

Journal Entry

June 22, 1840 ~ Monday
W Woodruff Bap at frooms hill


the above makes Just 300 that W
Woodruff has baptized on this circuit

^20^ Sarah Clark
Jane Elton. T Clark frooms hill 22nd

Robert Gomery. W Woodruff Ledbury 22nd


242 were Baptized on this same circu
it by Elders Young Richards Kington &
others which makes the Church number
on the 22 of June 542 with 75 officers
viz 33 churches 10 Elder 52 Priest 13
Teachers. All of the Above have received
the work & been baptized during the term
of three month & 17 days & scores still
waiting to be Baptized as soon as an opportu
nity offers. I left Ledbury June 23rd to attend
a conference in Manchester

June 22nd Elders Richards & myself spent the morning
in aranging the minutes of the conference at Elder John Ben
bows
, we confirmed one Blessed 4 children. I then Baptized
5 persons & confirmed them & also 2 others were
Baptized by Elder Clark which we confirmed this
was Just as we were about to leave of Frooms Hill to
start on our Journey for the conference at Manch
ester
, & I never before left a field of labour with as
much satisfaction as on this occasion & I felt to
render up the gratitude of my heart to God for his
Goodness to me on this occasion by giving me many
souls as seals of my ministry. for being led to this country
by the spirit of God I had traveled 80 miles through
a country of Dens population & stoped at John Benbows
& preached for the first time on the 5th day of
March 1840 & I am this day blessed with the privilege
of leaving a fruitful field in this land with
33 organized churches, Numbering 541 members
75 officers viz 10 Elder 52 Priest, 13 Teachers.
300 of the above named persons received the ordina
nce
of Baptism under my hands, & 241 were Bapti
zed
under the hands of Elders B Young, W. Richard,
T Kington, J. Chees, C. Price, D Browett, T Clark,
S Jones, P Green, Also Priest John Parry, J Barnes, T Oaky
J Palmer J. Morgan, W Jinkins, J Spires, B. Williams
W. Parsons, W. Evens & J Gaily. Elder B. Young laboured
with me in this vineyard about one month. I obtained
much benefit, as well as all the Saints from his instruction
& council for he is mighty in council & endowed
with much wisdom. Elder W. Richards Also laboured
with me two months which was a great Blessing unto
me as well as many Saints for he has passed through a
great school of experiance & learned much wisdom
& sound Judjment which is readily manifest in all
councils & conferences in which we have set together
I Also Baptized one at Ledbury & confirmed him & ordained
him to the office of a Priest Robert Gomery
Business of the day

I Baptized 6, Br Clark 2, Elder Richards & myself
confirmirmed 99 ordained one Priest Blessed 4 children
walked to Ledbury & spent the night. Distance 8 m

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Williams, Benjamin
21 Jun 1807 - 23 Dec 1842
12 mentions
1840 British Convert, United Brethren
Young, Brigham
1 Jun 1801 - 26 Aug 1877
3314 mentions
Apostle, Family
Price, Charles
1 Sep 1800 - 27 May 1873
19 mentions
1840 British Convert, United Brethren
Browett, Daniel
18 Dec 1809 - 27 Jun 1848
64 mentions
1840 British Convert, United Brethren
Barnes, James
10 Feb 1815 - 6 Apr 1890
22 mentions
1840 British Convert, United Brethren
Palmer, James
1795-1843
18 mentions
1840 British Convert, United Brethren
2 mentions
1840 British Convert
Benbow, John
1 Apr 1800 - 12 May 1874
170 mentions
1840 British Convert, United Brethren
Cheese, John
1800-abt. 1846
43 mentions
1840 British Convert, United Brethren
Gailey, John
19 Nov 1814 - 31 Mar 1887
14 mentions
1840 British Convert, United Brethren
27 mentions
1840 British Convert, United Brethren
13 mentions
1840 British Convert, United Brethren
Spiers, John
19 Feb 1822 - 12 Nov 1895
18 mentions
1840 British Convert, United Brethren
Green, Philip
30 Nov 1814 - 30 Nov 1893
21 mentions
1840 British Convert, United Brethren
6 mentions
1840 British Convert
22 mentions
1840 British Convert, United Brethren
2 mentions
1840 British Convert
Clark, Thomas Henry
7 May 1805 - 14 Oct 1873
43 mentions
1840 British Convert, United Brethren
Kington, Thomas
30 Nov 1795 - 1 Jul 1874
182 mentions
1840 British Convert, United Brethren
Oakey, Thomas
30 Nov 1812 - 15 Apr 1890
18 mentions
1840 British Convert, United Brethren
Richards, Willard
24 Jun 1804 - 11 Mar 1854
524 mentions
Apostle
14 mentions
1840 British Convert, United Brethren
Jenkins, William, b. 1814
10 Oct 1814 - 11 Dec 1893
24 mentions
1840 British Convert, United Brethren
Parsons, William
27 Mar 1807 - 20 Sep 1882
22 mentions
1840 British Convert, United Brethren

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Mission - 1840 Record of British Converts
W Woodruff Bap at frooms hill the above makes Just 300 that W Woodruff has baptized on this circuit ^20^ Sarah Clark Jane Elton T Clark frooms hill 22nd Robert Gomery W Woodruff Ledbury 22nd 242 were Baptized on this same circu it by Elders Young Richards Kington & others which makes the Church number on the 22 of June 542 with 75 officers viz 33 churches 10 Elder 52 Priest 13 Teachers. All of the Above have received the work & been baptized during the term of three month & 17 days & scores still waiting to be Baptized as soon as an opportu

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Jun 22, 1840