Wilkinson, Wilfred Reuben
1871-1953; e.m. 1893

PM minister, born in Leeds, where he attended Primrose Hill Board School. He trained for the ministry at Hartley College and served mainly in Yorkshire circuits. He was connexional Temperance Secretary 1914-19 and Book Steward from 1921 to 1926. He gave the Morse Lecture in 1920 on What a Teacher ought to know and the Hartley Lecture in 1928, on Religious Experience. Among his other publications was Guilded Sixpences: Talks to Boys and Girls. He retired in 1935 and died at Winchester on 5 February 1953.

  • Minutes of Conference 1954, p. 142
  • Stephen Hatcher, PM Bibliography (Ilkeston, 2020), pp. 212-13