BOOK FORDHAYS HOTELS

Featured Destination

December 2018: A West Country Christmas – Dorset in December

Thomas Hardy’s celebration of Christmas in Dorset in his early novel Under the Greenwood Tree is perhaps second only to A Christmas Carol (a version ...More
More Uk destinations

Hugh Bourne
- Favourite Briton.

Born in Fordhays, Staffordshire
Born on 3rd of April 1772
Died on 11th of October 1852

Born 1772. Died 1852 - Founder of the Primitive Methodists.


Cut off from the Wesleyan Church in 1808. In 1810 a committee of ten members was formed, founded their first chapel in 1811. Name of Primitive Methodists was adopted in 1812, also called Ranters.

More famous Britons here

Contributors: Do you have a site related to Hugh Bourne?
Supply some content for this page and we will gladly add a link to your site. Email here.

4195 views since 14th February 2007

Brit Quote:
To an ordinary human being, love means nothing if it does not mean loving some people more than others - George Orwell
More Quotes

On this day:
Welsh Independence Dies with Llywelyn - 1282, James II Abdicates - 1688, End of the IRA Balcombe Street siege - 1975, Buncefield Oil Blaze - 2005
More dates from British history

click here to view all the British counties

County Pages