Armstrong, Joseph an English Wesleyan minister, was born near Carlisle in 1777. He was converted at the age of twenty-three, and entered the ministry in 1808, preaching the first five years in Wales. Some of his circuits were Worksop, Thetford, Middleham, Ulverstone, Belper, and Poole. In 1836 he became a supernumerary at Tavistock; in 1845 he removed to Hennock, near Ashburton, where he died, April 2,1849. See Minutes of British Conference, 1849.