Brown, Isaac an English Wesleyan minister. whom Wesley was wont to call "Honest Isaac Brown," was born at Hawkesworth, near Otley. He commenced his ministry in 1760, and continued it until infirmities forced him to desist, in 1803. He settled at Pontefract, and died in 1815. He was a man of child- like innocence, was greatly beloved by John Wesley, and worked hard and long and well. See Minutes of the British Conference, 1815.