William Black (Methodist)
William Black (November 10, 1760 – September 8, 1834) was a Yorkshireman and founder of the Methodist congregation in colonial Nova Scotia.
Black's daughter married the merchant and politician John Alexander Barry, who was the son of Robert Barry, a prominent businessman and Methodist. His son, Martin Gay Black, became a prominent businessman and also furthered the Methodist cause in Nova Scotia.
- Biography at the Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online
- William Black made Canadian Methodism
- The John Rylands Library : Mr Wesley's Preachers : William Black
- History of Nova Scotia : William Black
- Biography by John Maclean
- Memoir 1839
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