Brill's Encyclopedia of Global Pentecostalism Online

Get access

Boddy, Alexander and Mary
(1,093 words)

Alexander Alfred Boddy (1854–1930) and Mary Boddy (née Pollock) (1855–1928), a Church of England clergyman and his wife, played major roles in establishing the Pentecostal movement in the UK, its development in Western Europe, and encouraging it across the English-speaking world. They also served for many years in a parish church amongst the industrial workers of one of the busiest shipbuilding ports in the world.

Both were raised in clergy families: Alexander was brought up in Red Banks, Cheetham, a poor district of Manchester, then rapidly expanding and ind…

Cite this page
Wakefield, Gavin, “Boddy, Alexander and Mary”, in: Brill's Encyclopedia of Global Pentecostalism Online, Edited by: Michael Wilkinson, Conny Au, Jörg Haustein, Todd M. Johnson. Consulted online on 04 April 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-3807_EGPO_COM_038207>
First published online: 2019



▲   Back to top   ▲