Francis Labee and the Wesleys

We have mentioned previously that Francis Labee appears to have been the barber surgeon to whom Beddome was apprenticed. As suggested Labee drifted from his Baptist roots and became a Methodist. He often gave hospitality to John and Charles Wesley when they were in Bristol. (John refers to him as Labbe and Charles as Labu). Whitefield was also a visitor. In May 1739 John Wesley christened Labee's daughter Sara.

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