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Susanna Wesley monument John Wesley's house

Monument: Susanna Wesley monument

Erection date: /12/1870


In the Bunhill Fields Burial Ground opposite lie the remains of Susannah Wesley, widow of the Rev. Samuel Wesley MA, Rector of Epworth Lincolnshire, who died July 23rd 1742, aged 78 years. She was the youngest daughter of the Rev Samuel Annesley DD, ejected by the Act of Uniformity form the rectory of St Giles Cripplegate, Aug. 24th 1662. She was the mother of the Revs. John and Charles Wesley, the former of whom was under God the founder of the societies of the people called Methodists.

{On the base of the plinth:}
This monument was erected by public subscription, December 1870.

Site: John Wesley's house (2 memorials)

EC1, City Road

The plaque is on the yellow brick wall, hidden by the bush with red flowers.

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This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Susanna Wesley monument

Information Subjects commemorated


Rev. Samuel Annesley

Puritan pastor.  Birth date approximate.  Appointed vicar of St Giles Cripple...

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Charles Wesley

Born Epworth, Lincolnshire. Renowned Hymn writer. 21 May 1738 experienced his...

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John Wesley

Founder of the Methodist denomination of the Protestant religion. Born Epwort...

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Samuel Wesley (poet)

Church of England clergyman and poet.  Born Dorset.  Rector of Epworth, Linco...

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Susanna Annesley Wesley

Born 7, Spital Yard, the 25th, and last (phew) child.  Her father, Dr. Samuel...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Susanna Wesley monument

Information Also at this site


John Wesley's house - EC1

Wesley lived here in the winters from 1779 until his death, here.

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