ON 16th October 1771- “I preached at South Leigh-Wesley

110 PROCEEDINGS OF THE WESLEY HISTORICAL SOCIETY JOHN WESLEY'S EARLY SERMONS ON 16th October 1771, John Wesley noted in his Journal: "I preached at South Leigh. Here it was that I preached my first sermon, six-and-forty years ago."l From this one entry, several different accounts have developed concerning Wesley's first preaching. One particular tradition interprets [...]