Historical information

Rev John Watsford (1820 - 1907). Born at Parramatta, N.S.W. First Australian born minister of the Methodist Conference. Spent 8 years with the Wesleyan Mission in Fiji. Founded Prince Alfred College Adelaide. Home Mission Secretary for Victoria. President of the Australasian Conference of the Wesleyan Methodist Church 1871. President of the General Conference of the Australasian Wesleyan Methodist Church in 1878. Australasian Representative at the Ecumenical Council of Methodism in London 1881.

Physical description

B & W head and shoulders studio portrait of the Rev. John Watsford, mounted on brown card.