Brown, William an Irish Wesleyan minister, was born at Castlecaulfield, county Tyrone. At an early age he removed to Belfast, where he entered the Royal Academical Institution. He commenced his ministry in 1839, at Donaghadee; his first and last (1859) circuit. He died in Dungannon, June 16, 1860, aged forty-two. See Minutes of the British Conference, 1860.