Burbeck, Edward a Wesleyan preacher, was admitted on trial by the English Conference in 1783. His last circuit was Inverness, Scotland, where he died in the dawn of his usefulness, in 1788. Dr. George Smith (Hist. of Wesleyan Methodism, i, 540, 541), mentions a curious circumstance connected with one of his journeys. See Atmore, Meth. Memorial, s.v.