Samuel Warren

Biography of Samuel Warren

Samuel Warren graduated MA from the University in 1818 and LLD in 1824.

The only son of a merchant at Liverpool, Warren served as an apprentice on his father's ship, the Morning Herald bound for Barbados in May 1794 when it was captured by the French and taken to Brest. He was later released in 1795.

Returning to Liverpool, Warren became a Wesleyan Minister and Preacher by 1802. He was Superintendent of the Manchester District, and in 1835, was expelled from the Wesleyan Conference due to disputes regarding a theological training institution. In 1836, Warren formed the Wesleyan Methodist Association, the Warrenites, which in 1857 became the United Methodist Free Church. He was ordained Deacon and Priest by the Bishop of Chester in 1840; and Rector of All Souls, Ancoats, 1840-62.

Warren died at Ardwick, Manchester on 23 May 1862. He was the father of the novelist, Samuel Warren, DCL, the author of Ten Thousand a Year.


Samuel Warren
Born 1781.
Died 23 May 1862.
University Link: Alumnus, Graduate
GU Degrees: MA, 1818; LLD, 1824;
Occupation categories: clergy
Record last updated: 12th Aug 2013

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