Sarah Crosby

Standard Name: Crosby, Sarah


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Friends, Associates Mary Bosanquet Fletcher
It was during this stay in London that she first met the early Methodists Sarah Ryan , Mary Clark , and Sarah Crosby , at Ryan's house in Christopher's Alley, Moorfields, close to the...
Friends, Associates Mary Bosanquet Fletcher
Once Ryan and Bosanquet were running their orphanage together, they were joined in the project by Crosby and Ann Tripp , a pious young woman (born in 1745) who became governess to the children. She...
Occupation Mary Bosanquet Fletcher
In Yorkshire Mary Bosanquet (later MBF ) continued farming, teaching, preaching, praying,
Parkes, Bessie Rayner. Vignettes. Alexander Strahan.
as well as ministering to the poor, though it was a struggle for her to learn the complicated skills demanded at this...
Residence Mary Bosanquet Fletcher
Mary Bosanquet (later Fletcher) set out with Sarah Ryan and Sarah Crosby and all their dependants on the long move north from Leytonstone near London to Yorkshire, where Bosanquet then settled at Cross Hall near...
Textual Production Mary Bosanquet Fletcher
The original letter is not located; a copy in a letter-book of Sarah Crosby survives at Duke University . The letter was in print by 1820,
Chilcote, Paul Wesley. John Wesley and the Women Preachers of Early Methodism. Scarecrow Press.
and therefore served to influence later Methodist attitudes.
Textual Production Mary Bosanquet Fletcher
The Methodist Archives at the John Rylands Library in Manchester include papers, letters, and journals of MBF .
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
The papers of Sarah Crosby and especially the Perronet family papers, both at Duke University , include...


8 February 1761: In the first of two years' very great revival...

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8 February 1761

In the first of two years' very great revival among the [Methodist ] societies,
Fletcher, Mary Bosanquet. The Life of Mrs. Mary Fletcher. Editor Moore, Henry, T. Mason and G. Lane.
Sarah Crosby , on a visit to Derby and having the previous week conducted a prayer meeting of twenty-seven...


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