Curious case of Robert Swindells, Methodist Preacher on Hely-Hutchinson, Cork Election List 1783.  Previously 1749 found by the Cork Grand Jury to be ‘a person of ill-fame, a vagabond, and a common disturber of his Majesty’s peace’ along with Charles Wesley and others

Swindells accompanied Wesley to Ireland in 1748 and travelled until 1770 when he became supernumerary.  He died at Stockport on 21st October 1783.
Swindells was one of those in 1749 found by the Cork Grand Jury to be ‘a person of ill-fame, a vagabond, and a common disturber of his Majesty’s peace’ along with Charles Wesley and others.
£10   Robert Swindel   Dublin   Methodist preacher   Rent charge Houses Main St

 

 

Cork Archive  website:

 

http://www.corkarchives.ie/collections/onlinedigitalarchive/hely-hutchinsoncorkelectorsms1783/

 

 

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