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From: "Edward Andrews" <>
Subject: Re: [Sc-Ir] Search for ancestor in Ireland 1855-1865
Date: Tue, 24 Aug 2004 22:43:57 +0100
References: <20040824191708.3793.qmail@web25309.mail.ukl.yahoo.com>


I think that you are wrong. the Irish Methodist website has a misprint.
Methodism came out of the 1784 ordinations by Wesley.
Edward Andrews
----- Original Message -----
From: "Eilis O'Hara" <>
To: <>
Sent: Tuesday, August 24, 2004 8:17 PM
Subject: Re: [Sc-Ir] Search for ancestor in Ireland 1855-1865


> Bill,
>
> For the Irish side you may want to contact the
> Methodist Church in Ireland to find out if there are
> any records for him. Here's the link:
>
> http://www.irishmethodist.org/
>
> The Irish Methodist community didn't become
> independent from the Church of Ireland until the 1870s
> and prior to that was part of the local Church of
> Ireland (Anglican) Churches. There may be some
> information in the Church of Ireland archives. The
> Church of Ireland website in Ireland is
>
> http://www.ireland.anglican.org/home.html
>
> Eilis O'Hara
>
>
> --- Bill <> wrote:
> > Hoping to find information on an ancestor, Rev.
> > William Joseph Magvern who was born at Edinburgh in
> > 1836. Ordained a Methodist Minister and moved to
> > Ireland after 1855. In about 1864 he emigrated to
> > Ontario Canada and later moved to Buffalo New York
> > where he became a very prominent churchman until his
> > death in 1821.
> >
> > Your help very much appreciated.
> > Bill
> > On.Can.
> >
> >
>
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