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INconte, 1846-47, including Jubilee Fund - - - - . £76,319 7 1 ExPENditch E - - - - - - - - - - . 75,724 6 11 BALANce against the society . - - - - - - - 3,207 13 11

Stock possessed for general purposes . . - - - - - . 9,767 15 8 Stock possessed for special purposes, about - - - - . 22,470 0 0

Treasurer, Sir CULLING EARDLEY EARDLEY, Bart.
Secretaries, Rev. ARTHUR TIDMAN ; Rev. Joseph John FREEMAN.

Mission House, Blomfield Street, Finsbury.

Stations and out-stations - - - - - - - - - 450 Churches - - - - - - - - - - - - 150 European missionaries - - - - - - - - - . 165 Furopean and native assistants . - - - - - - - - 700 Number of Printing Establishments - - - - - - - . 15 Sent forth during the year, including the wives of missionaries . . . 17

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Income, for the year ending Dec. 31, 1846 . . . . . El 15,762 3 2 ExPENDITURE . - - - - - - - - - . 111,534 0 0 BALANCE in hand . - - - - - - - - 4,994 9 4 AcceptANces . - - - - - - - - ... 10,338 4 10

Treasurers, THoMAs FARMER, Esq., and the Rev. John Scott. Secretaries, Rev. Dr. BUNTING, Rev. Dr. BEECHAM, Rev. Dr. ALDER, and Rev. ELIJAH HoolE. Wesleyan Mission House, Bishopsgate Street Within. Central or principal stations called circuits - - - - - - 2.94 Chapels and other preaching places . . . . . . . . 2,597 Missionaries and assistant missionaries .

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INcoME for the year ending March 31, 1847 . . . . . . follo,284 17 7 ExPENDITURE - - - - - - - - - - 94,188 18 I BALANce at the bankers', Cash and Bills . - - - - - 6,284 12 5

In addition, the society possesses Government Securities and other property to a very large
amount.
President, the Right Hon. the EARL of CHICHESTER.
Treasurer, John Thornton, Esq.
Secretaries, Rev. HENRY WENN, B.D.; Rev. Richard DAVIES, M.A., and
Major Hector STRAITH.

Stations . - - - - - - - - - - - - 100 European ordained missionaries . - - - - - - - . 114 East Indian and country-born ordained missionaries . - - - - 6 European catechists, schoolmasters, and other laymen . - - - - 33 European Female Teachers - - - - - - - - - ... 8 East-Indian and country-born catechists and other teachers . . . . 19 Native catechists and teachers of all classes . . . . . . 1096 East-Indian and country-born schoolmistresses . . . . . - 3 Native schoolmistresses - - - - - - - - - 152

Communicants - - - - - - - - - 11,970

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INcome, year ending April 30, 1847 . - - - . £7,850 5 11
ExPENDITURE - - - - - - - . 7,782 15 3
BALANCE in favour of the society - - - - - 214 2 11
Stock, belonging to the society, about £4000 three per cent. consols.
Number of stations - - - - - - 123
Number of missionaries - - - - - 45
Number of grantees - - - - - - 60
Number of students - - - - - 6
Parishes in which the agents have stations - - - 367
Towns, villages and hamlets in which they preach . - 517
Chapels . - - - - - - - 219
Rooms - - - - - - - 317
Churches - - - - . - - 115
Members - - - - - - - 4992
Additions to churches during the year . - - - 633
Hearers - - - - - - - 51,169
Sunday schools . - - - - - - 192
Teachers - - - - - - - 1,72
Scholars - - - - - - . 13,722

Treasurer, Thomas Thompson, Esq.
Secretaries, Rev. R. Ashton, Rev. T. JAMEs, Rev. W. S. PALMER.

IRISH EVANGELICAL SOCIETY.

INcoME, year ending March 31, 1847 . - - - . £2679 19 3

Expenditure - - - - - - - 3268 15 3

BALANCE, against the society . - - - - - 597 9 2 Principal stations - - - - - - 23 Out-stations, regularly or occasionally visited . - - 127 Agents, including scripture readers . - - - 33

Treasurer, T. M. Coombs, Esq., Ludgate Street.
Secretary, Rev. Thomas JAMEs, Blomfield Street, Finsbury.

COLONIAL MISSIONARY SOCIETY.

INcomE, year ending March 31, 1847 . - - - . £2520 10 ! ExPENDITURE - - - - - - - 2766 6 3 BALANCE, against the society - - - - - - 245 lb 2

Treasurer, John REMINGTON MILLs, Esq.
Secretary, Rev. ALGERNoN WELLs.

The Offices of these Societies are in Blomfield Street, Finsbury.

Congregational Clnfort.

Treasurer, BENJAMIN HANBURY, Esq.
Secretaries, Rev. J. BLAckBURN, Rev. W. STERN PALMER.

Secretary of the Congregational Board of Education, Rev. R. A.INsite.

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President, Rev. SAMUEL J Ackson, St. George's Terrace, Islington, Ionim. Secretary, Rev. Robert NEwtox, D.D., Stockport. T President of the Wesleyan Theological Institution, Rev. JAMEI BUNTING.M. Treasurers of the Wesleyan Schools, J. IRVING, Esq. and Rev. CHARIts his, 39, Sloane Square, Chelsea. Secretary of the Wesleyan Schools, Rev. PETER M0ww. Book Steward, Rev. John M.AsON, 14, City Road, London, Editor, Rev. G. CUBITT. Assistant Editor, Rev. J. S. StAMP. Secretary to the London Book o Rev. IsrAEL Holgate, 24, City Maj. ndon, Secretary to the Methodist Tract Committee, Rev. WILLIAM DAVINo!, 14, City Road, London. Treasurers of the General Chapel Fund, T. MARRIOTT, Esq., and the Rev. Robert WooD. Secretary to the General Chapel Fund, Rev. F. A. West, Burlington Stro, Manchester,

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DISTRICTS AND circuits.
Drstarcts .
CiRCUits ... .

...Great Britain 32

..Ireland 11 ............ 435 ...

Ministers. l In GREAT BRITAIN .. ... 879 Supernumerary and superannuated 175 ...On Trial 3, ....Total lo In IRELAND ........... ... 102 ....................... --------------- ------- 35 ............... 7~ * l in Fonejon STATIons ... ..... 293 , 10 $$...... & - # Ministers admitted into full connexion in 1847 ............................................................. 5 Died, in the year ending July, 1847 - -- !" Ceased to be recognized as ministers { NUMBen or Mexinos, 1844. 1845. 1846. 1st. GREAT BRITAN 337,598 ...... 340,778 ...... 341,468 339,379...Necrease o IRELAND .....------- 28,409 ...... 27,926 ...... 27,546 24,633...Becrease?,** Coxrix ENT of Europe -- 1,973 ...... 1,854 ....., 1,809...becrease 3 Asta .......“ ---- 1,415 ...... 1,661 ...... 1,718...increase 57 AU8TRALASIA 12,667 .. 14,040 ....., 15,353...increase 3\} AFRICA ....------- ... 6,798 ...... 7,287 ...... 7,946 ....., 8,53\,...increase $5 West Indies, Antigua..............”.” 15,395 ...... 14,850 ...... 14,151

St. Vincent and Demarara ... 12,542 . 12,836 ..

, 12,942 13,548...increase to Jamaica .... 26,772 25,662 ...... 25,049 ...... 23,633...becrease \A* Bahamas . 2,876 ...... 3,544 ...... 3,544 . 3,569., increase $5 Hayti ...... 649 - 261 ...... 26, ....., 28}...increase to Barrisa Norrh AMERICA ----- 17,514 ...... 18,433 ...... 18,592 ...... 18.132...becrease Ao h - - - *ś o coro. 464,518 ...... 468,313 ...... 469,064 ...... 464,315...becrease 4,743

Mission ARY society.—See page 816.

The next Conference is to be held in Hull, commencing on Wednesday, July 3*, w8A8, at 9 o'clock A.M.

Wesleyan Conference Office, 14, City Road, London.

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President, Rev. Robert EcKETT, 6, Argyle Square, London. Secretary, Rev. John PETERs, Manchester. Corresponding Secretary, Rev. HENRY BREEDEN, Heywood, Lancashire. Treasurer, JoHN PETRIE, sen., Esq., Rochdale. . . Financial Secretary, Rev. G. CHEsson, Rochdale. s Book Steward, Rev. RICHARD ABERCROMBIE.

Book Room, Horse Shoe Court, Ludgate Hill.

Circuits .......... ------------------- ----------------------- ------------- --------------- ------------- --- 73 Chapels.............................................. • * * * * * * * * *--------------- ------------------------- -- 316 Preaching places, rooms, &c. .......... -------------------------------- --------------- ------------ 215 Members in society .......... --------------------------- ----------------------- ------------ ......... 20,105 Members on trial........................ ---------------- ------------------------- ------------------ . 1,111 Deaths............................ -------------------------- ------ ---------------------- ---------------- 385 Itinerant preachers and missionaries ..................................... ----------- --------- 27 Local preachers..................... ----------------------------------------------- ------------ ....... 1,010 Leaders............................................................................... .................... 1,365 Sunday schools ....... ----------------------------- -------- ------------------- ----------------------- - 328 Sunday scholars...................................................................... -------- ......... 41,550 Sunday school teachers...... --------------------------- ------------------- .......................... 0.391

HOME AND FOREIGN MISSION FUND.

Income, year ending August, 1847..........................................f3135 5 74
Expenditure............................. ------------- ----------------------- --- 2624 19 lo
BALANce due to the treasurer.............................................. 545 7 4

The next Annual Assembly is to be held at Manchester, commencing on the last Wednesday in July, at nine o'clock.

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England. Ireland. Canada. Total. Societies............. ----------- 298 19 262 579 Chapels ........................ 277 15 35 327 Preachers ..... ---------- ------ 79 12 - 35 126 Local Preachers ............ 705 12 59 76 Members ................... -- 15,236 52 3202 19,290 Sabbath schools ............. ------------------------------- ------------------- --------------------- 219 Sabbath-school teachers....... -------------------------------------. . . . . ------------------------- - 6,491 Sabbath scholars......................... ------------------------------------------------ ----------- 35,907

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Chapels................................................. -------------------------------------- ............ 1,421 Rented chapels and preaching places ................................. ------------------------ 3,340 Travelling preachers............................................................................... -- 502 Local preachers................... -------------------------------------------------------------------- 7,840 Members ........... --------------------------------- ------------------------------- --------------------- 86,795 Sabbath schools....................------------------------------------------------------------------- 1,069 Sabbath-school teachers............................................................................. 15,041 *** *** ................................................................... -------- 83,366

The next Conference to be held at Leeds, June 7, 1848.

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