Burgar, John an English Wesleyan minister, was born in London, May 11, 1787. He was converted in 1806, and was ordained in 1813 as a foreign missionary. He labored in Jamaica, W. I., until his death, Aug. 1, 1816. His acquirements were considerable, and his labors crowned with success. See Minutes of the British Conference, 1817; Wesl. Meth. Mag. 1820, p. 641,721.