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George Whitefield

Person  Male  Born 16/12/1714  Died 30/9/1770

Categories: Religion

Countries: USA

Born Gloucester. Met the Wesley brothers and was a founder of Methodism. Preached the "New Awakening" in Britain and America. When churches were closed to him he preached in the open such as on Kennington Common. Established a chapel at Moorfields and one in Tottenham Court Road (see the Procter family). Died Massachusetts, USA.

If you think the portrait makes his eyes look a little odd, that's because they were; he had a squint.

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St Marks, Kennington - history

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