Cherry, Thomas, a preacher of the United Methodist Free Church, was born at Swaledale, Yorkshire, July. 12,1831. His parents were Congregationalists; his father died when he was a child, and he began work early in life, with but little education. He was converted an nineteen, in a -Methodist chapel, joined the Wesleyans, became a local preacher, in 1862 entered the ministry 'of the Methodist Free Church, and for thirteen years devoted himself to preaching the Gospel. In '1875 he became a supernumerary: and died April 24, 1876, at Mansfield. .See Minutes of the 20th Ann. Assembly.