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From the Collection of Uniting Church Archives - Synod of Victoria 54 Serrell Street Malvern East Victoria

Sepia toned head and shoulders oval inset studio portrait of the Rev. William P Wells.
118 x 90 mm
Object Registration
rev. william p. wells, president of conference, prince alfred college, methodist, minister, building and loans fund
Historical information
Rev. William P. Wells (1826 - 1895) Born Marton, Lincolnshire 1826. Probationer of the English Methodist Conference 1850. Appointed to a mission circuit in Newfoundland. Returned to England in 1852. Sent to Melbourne in 1854. President of the South Australian Conference and later President of the Victorian Conference. President of Prince Alfred College, South Australia. Started the Methodist Building and Loans Fund. Codified Methodist laws and regulations. Served as minister in Castlemaine, Melbourne West, Melbourne East, Geelong, St. Kilda, Sandhurst, Hawthorn. Died 21 December 1895.
When Made
Undated c.1880
Last updated
20 Dec 2018 at 2:40PM