Carlisle, John an Irish Wesleyan minister, was born near Lisburn, March 17, 1800. He was reared by Presbyterian parents, but converted under the Methodist preaching, aid joined the Primitive Wesleyan Methodist Society. He was for some time a local preacher, and entered the conference in. 1832. In this relation he continued for fifty years. He retired from the active work in 1874, but continued to do what he could for the Master until his death, in Belfast, June 26, 1882. See Minutes of the British Conference, 1882, p. 41.