Books & Research

These books and other research are available to buy or download – see links below images.three books by Dorothy Grahamthree books by Dorothy Graham

These books are available to buy, see the links below (opens in a new window).

1) Saved to Serve: The Story of the Wesley Deaconess Order, 1890-1978 by Dorothy Graham

2) Chosen by God: A List of the Female Travelling Preachers of Early Primitive Methodism by Dorothy Graham

3) Three Colleges Primitive Methodist Secondary Educational Ventures [Paperback] by E Dorothy Graham

4) Celebrating 50 Golden Years of the Wesley Historical Society: West Midlands Methodist History Society

5) Ministering Sisters by E Dorothy Graham

These book are available to download

6) Our Methodist Heritage

7) Birmingham South West Methodist Circuit History

8) West Midlands Methodist History Society Bulletin, Volume 11 No1 Spring 2018 includes a 50 page history of the Birmingham South-West Methodist Circuit by E Dorothy Graham

9) EXPLORING METHODISM: The part played by women in Methodism can hardly be over emphasised … 250 pages June 2018

10) 2015 Jubilee Bourne College Shortened Nov 2015


An updated version of Three Colleges Primitive Methodist Secondary Educational Ventures [Paperback] by E Dorothy Graham is available for download in PDF and Word document formats here:- .
PDF – Three Colleges A5 27 July 2015 (opens in a new window)
WORD – Three Colleges A5 27 July 2015 (download)

A thesis submitted to the Faculty of Arts of the University of Birmingham for the degree of DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (10.5Mb download, opens in a new window).
Chosen by God the Female Itinerants of Early Primitive Methodism

Various lectures can be found on the Methodist Missionary Society website
The Methodist Missionary Society Project

The Methodist Missionary Society Project was established at the initiative of the Archives and History Committee of the Methodist Church. Its aim is to promote the study of the history of the missionary activity of people of all branches of British and Irish Methodism, and to increase understanding of the history of related churches in other continents.