Bythway, William an English Wesleyan minister, was born at Dudley in 1796. He was converted in his sixteenth year; called into the ministry in i824; retired in 1864 to Manchester; in 1869 to Didsbury, where he died, in September, 1874. Bythway was esteemed for his sound judgment, integrity, and piety. His character was transparent and well balanced. His preaching was racy, sensible, and practical. See Minutes of the British Conference, 1875, p. 12.