Gaulter, John an eminent English Wesleyan minister, was born at Chester, March 21, 1764. He was converted by remarkable providences, and called to the ministry by Wesley in 1785. He was president of the conference in 1817. In 1835 he was laid aside by a stroke of paralysis, and died at Chelsea, London, June 19, 1839. He had a vigorous understanding, a remarkably retentive memory, and a vivid imagination. In 1812 Gaulter revised and republished Reverend David Simpson's Plea for Religion and the Sacred Writings. See Minutes of the British Conference, 1839; Stevenson, Hist. of City Road Chapel, page 560 sq.