John A. Newton

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Rev Dr John A Newton CBE is a prominent Methodist minister, author, historian and former President of the Methodist Conference. Dr Newton is the current president of the Wesley Historical Society. Dr Newton was educated at Boston Grammar School in Lincolnshire.

Dr Newton is a noted authority on the Wesley family. His book "Susanna, Susanna Wesley and the Puritan Tradition in Methodism" (ISBN 0716205629), is recognised as the authoritative biography of Susanna Wesley.[1][2]