Breeden, Henry an enthusiastic preacher of the United Methodist Free Church, was born at Southwell, Nottinghamshire, England, August 11, 1804, of godly parents. He was converted in 1822, and was made a local preacher. In 1832 he became the minister of a seceding body of Methodists at Derby; but joined the Wesleyan Association in 1837, and the Methodist Free Church in 1857. He travelled forty-six years in some of the best circuits, held many. offices, was president in 1848, and in 1872 became a supernumerary. In 1878 he prepared Striking Incidents of his Life for publication, and died very happy, November 24, 1878. He had genuine piety, firm faith, and perfect peace. See Minutes of the 23d Annual Assembly.