Coultas, Joseph an English Methodist preacher, grandson of the following, was born at York, June 14, 1821. He was brought up a Wesleyan; toiled successfully in the Sunday-school for some years; became a local preacher at twenty; joined the New Connection in 1850; entered the ministry in 1858; and travelled for twenty-one years in thirteen circuits. In 1875 he was attacked with cerebral disease, of which he died at Sheffield, November 30, 1878.
He was a student, a plain preacher, gentle, thoughtful, trustful, and tranquil. See Minutes of the Conference.