Tooth, Mary

Companion and confidante of Mrs Mary Fletcher (nee Bosanquet) from c.'1809. She herself was active as a class leader and preacher in the Madeley/Bridgnorth area both before and after Mrs Fletcher's death in 1815 and corresponded voluminously. As Mrs Fletcher's executrix, she preserved a wealth of letters etc, which were used by Henry Moore in writing his biography and now form part of the Fletcher-Tooth Papers at the Methodist Archives Centre, Manchester.

  • Zechariah Taft, Biographical Sketches of the Lives and Public Ministry of Various Holy Women, vol. 2 (1828) pp.229-32
  • Gareth Lloyd, [catalogue of The Fletcher-Tooth Papers (Manchester, 1997 etc.)