Rev. David. L. Brethour, Minister, Wesleyan Methodist. d.1903
Description
Creator
G. A. Hemstreet, Photographer
Media Type
Image
Item Type
Photographs
Description
Portrait
Notes
Minister from 1882 to 1885. Written on back of photograph is "Pat McDermott. Drunk again and so and so am I". On the front of the photograph is written "Rev. D. L. Brether, Methodist Church Minister, 1885." Obituary appeared in "Acton Free Press", on 8 October 1903, page 3, col. 2. 'Rev. D. L. Brethour, Ph.D., died suddenly at Niagara Falls South on Saturday. He was one of the pioneers of Methodism in Ontario, entering the Wesleyan Conference in 1860. He was President of Niagara Conference in 1887, and occupied positions of respeonsibility in the Church. He was an ardent advocate of prohibition and during his pastorate at Milton was one of the most effective workers for the adoption and enforcement of the Scott Act in the province.
Place of Publication
Milton
Date of Original
1885
Dimensions
10 1/2 cm x 16 cm.
Subject(s)
Local identifier
49
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.51681 Longitude: -79.88294
Copyright Statement
Copyright © Milton Historical Society. All rights reserved.
Contact
Milton Historical Society
Email:info@miltonhistoricalsociety.ca
Website:
Agency street/mail address:

16 James St.,

Milton, Ontario,

L9T 2P4.

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Rev. David. L. Brethour, Minister, Wesleyan Methodist. d.1903


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