Colley, Thomas

Colley, Thomas an English minister of the Society of Friends, was born at Smeaton, near Pontefract, Yorkshire, in 1742. He was brought up in the Established Church; religiously awakened before he reached his majority and joined the Methodists, among whom he was zealous, active, and much esteemed. About 1764 he united with the Friends, and in 1768 began his ministry. In 1779, in company with Philip Madin, of Sheffield, he visited the West India islands, and performed considerable Christian labor there. Some years after he travelled extensively in North America. Subsequently he itinerated much in his native land, and was very useful in his vocation. He died in Sheffield, June 12, 1812. See Piety Promoted, 4:29, 33. (J.C.S.)

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