Walker, William H
Walker, William H.
a preacher of the United Methodist Free Church, was born at Liverpool, May 21, 1810. His pious parents gave him a good education, and as a boy he joined a Methodist class meeting. In 1835 he separated from the Wesleyans and joined the Association. After careful preparation, he entered the ministry in 1840, and began a mission at Hamburg, where he labored for seven years, both English and Americans joining his Church. He returned to England in 1847. In 1856 his health gave way, and for twenty- one years he acted as chaplain to the Salford Cemetery. He served his generation faithfully, and died of apoplexy, Aug. 25, 1878. See Minutes of the 23rd Annual Assembly.