Bartholomew, Thomas an English Wesleyan minister of the primitive stamp, was received into the minilistr from the Keighley Circuit in 1782. He travelled for thirty-eight years, dying in 1819. He was humble, unassuming, and highly esteemed by all who knew him. He read Latin, Greek, Hebrew, and Syriac, and enriched his mind with the learning of Walton's Polyglot Bible. See Minutes of the British Conference, 1820; Smith, Hist. of Methodism, i, 540-541.