Curnock, Nehemiah an English Wesleyan minister; was born at Bristol in 1810. He united with the Church at thirteen; began to preach at an early age; entered the ministry in 1834, and died July 26, 1869. He was known as "the children's preacher." He published a work entitled The Father of Methodism (Lond. 1847, 18mo). See Minutes of the British Conference, 1869, page 27; Stevenson, Wesleyan Hymn-book and its Associations (Lond. 1870), page 315.