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Hugh Bourne
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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.

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