Appleyard, John an English Wesleyan minister, was born at Selby, Yorkshire, June 12,'1788. He was brought up in the Church of England; joined the Methodist body in 1808; began to itinerate in 1809; preached on, the Shepton-Mallet, Banwell, Taunton (1812), Stroud, Redruth, St. Austell, Sherborne, Weymouth, and Frome circuits. He died of pulmonary consumption at the last- mentioned. place, June. 26, 1826. Mr. Appleyard was an indefatigable student and an excellent and successful preacher. See Wesl. Meth. Mg. 1828, p. 73.