History, 1838–1856, volume E-1 [1 July 1843–30 April 1844]

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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<​April 9​> work of the Lord, excited within us peculiar feelings that we had not experienced on former occasions.
Morning service. After opening meeting by singing and prayer, it was voted unanimously that elder preside over the Conference, and that elder J. S. Cantwell act as Clerk.
The number of officers present at the opening are as follows: High Priests, 10; Elders, 23; Priests, 5; Teachers, 3; Deacons, 2. The representation of the various Conferences was then called for:—
Conference— Represented by elder Charles Miller, including the branches of , Stockport, Ashton, Duckenfield, Newton moor, Mottram, Bolton, Edgeworth moor, Edgerton, Leith, Chewmoor Breightmet Fold, Bradshaw, Tottington, Summerseat, Bury, Haslingden, Royton, Oldham, Rochdale, Eccles, Pendlebury, Heatons, Ratcliffe, Halfaire, Crossmoor, Didsbury, Middleton, Crompton Fold, Marple bridge, Ashworth Tops, Vale House; comprises 1583 members, 2 High Priests, 41 Elders, 100 Priests 56 Teachers, 19 deacons. Baptized since last general Conference 194.
Conference— Represented by elder Mitchelson, including , the Isle of Man, Chester, part of Wales, Warrington, Newton, St. Helens and Graseby; comprises 596 members, 3 high priests, 29 elders 39 priests, 19 teachers, 11 deacons. Baptized since last general Conference 107.
Conference— Represented by elder John Banks, including , Lancaster, Kendal, Brigsteer Holme, Heskin, Hunter’s Hill, Euxton, Leyland, Southport and Longton; comprises 594 members, 1 high priest, 16 Elders, 23 priests, 17 teachers, 4 deacons. Baptized since last general conference 21.
Conference— Represented by elder John Cairns, including , Newbury, Woolwich, Dover and Luton; comprises 324 members, 1 high priest, 11 elders, 21 priests, 5 teachers, 5 deacons. Baptized since last general conference 47.
Macclesfield Conference— Represented by elder Galley, including Macclesfield, Bollington, Middlewich, Northwich, Plumbley and Crewe; comprising 219 members, 1 high priest, 10 elders 22 priests, 14 teachers, 7 deacons. Baptised since last general conference 15.
Birmingham Conference— Represented by Elder Crook, including Birmingham, Gritsgreen, Old bury, Wolverhampton, Dudley, Brittle lane, Bilston, Kidderminster, Leamington, Bloxwich, Stratford-upon-Avon, Catthorpe West Bromwich, Perrydarren, Abersychan, Beaufort, Rummy, Tredagar, Merthyr Tydrill Aberdare; comprising 707 members, [HC 6:327] 38 elders, 49 priests, 27 teachers, 12 deacons. Baptized since last general conference 200.
Wooden Box— Represented by elder Robert Crook, including Wooden Box, Dustall, Branstone, Barton and Colebille; comprising 96 members, 9 elders, 10 priests, 6 teachers, 5 deacons. Baptized since last general conference 60. [p. 2001]
April 9 work of the Lord, excited within us peculiar feelings that we had not experienced on former occasions.
Morning service. After opening meeting by singing and prayer, it was voted unanimously that elder preside over the Conference, and that elder J. S. Cantwell act as Clerk.
The number of officers present at the opening are as follows: High Priests, 10; Elders, 23; Priests, 5; Teachers, 3; Deacons, 2. The representation of the various Conferences was then called for:—
Conference— Represented by elder Charles Miller, including the branches of , Stockport, Ashton, Duckenfield, Newton moor, Mottram, Bolton, Edgeworth moor, Edgerton, Leith, Chewmoor Breightmet Fold, Bradshaw, Tottington, Summerseat, Bury, Haslingden, Royton, Oldham, Rochdale, Eccles, Pendlebury, Heatons, Ratcliffe, Halfaire, Crossmoor, Didsbury, Middleton, Crompton Fold, Marple bridge, Ashworth Tops, Vale House; comprises 1583 members, 2 High Priests, 41 Elders, 100 Priests 56 Teachers, 19 deacons. Baptized since last general Conference 194.
Conference— Represented by elder Mitchelson, including , the Isle of Man, Chester, part of Wales, Warrington, Newton, St. Helens and Graseby; comprises 596 members, 3 high priests, 29 elders 39 priests, 19 teachers, 11 deacons. Baptized since last general Conference 107.
Conference— Represented by elder John Banks, including , Lancaster, Kendal, Brigsteer Holme, Heskin, Hunter’s Hill, Euxton, Leyland, Southport and Longton; comprises 594 members, 1 high priest, 16 Elders, 23 priests, 17 teachers, 4 deacons. Baptized since last general conference 21.
Conference— Represented by elder John Cairns, including , Newbury, Woolwich, Dover and Luton; comprises 324 members, 1 high priest, 11 elders, 21 priests, 5 teachers, 5 deacons. Baptized since last general conference 47.
Macclesfield Conference— Represented by elder Galley, including Macclesfield, Bollington, Middlewich, Northwich, Plumbley and Crewe; comprising 219 members, 1 high priest, 10 elders 22 priests, 14 teachers, 7 deacons. Baptised since last general conference 15.
Birmingham Conference— Represented by Elder Crook, including Birmingham, Gritsgreen, Old bury, Wolverhampton, Dudley, Brittle lane, Bilston, Kidderminster, Leamington, Bloxwich, Stratford-upon-Avon, Catthorpe West Bromwich, Perrydarren, Abersychan, Beaufort, Rummy, Tredagar, Merthyr Tydrill Aberdare; comprising 707 members, [HC 6:327] 38 elders, 49 priests, 27 teachers, 12 deacons. Baptized since last general conference 200.
Wooden Box— Represented by elder Robert Crook, including Wooden Box, Dustall, Branstone, Barton and Colebille; comprising 96 members, 9 elders, 10 priests, 6 teachers, 5 deacons. Baptized since last general conference 60. [p. 2001]
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