John Gladwell Wheen
WHEEN, JOHN GLADWELL (1858-1929), Methodist minister, was born on 27 April 1858 at Ecclesall Bierlow, Yorkshire, England, son of Edwin Wheen, a master grocer of Sheffield, and his wife Agnes, née Gladwell. The Wheen children were raised as Methodists and attended Carver Street chapel and private schools with their friend Joseph Woodhouse (1860-1924). Trained for a commercial career, John joined the town clerk's staff and became secretary of Sheffield public hospital. He was also a superintendent at Red Hill School. His sister Margaret Agnes, who was to marry Woodhouse in 1888, arrived in Melbourne in August 1882, followed by her brothers John and Herbert later that year; Woodhouse reached Sydney in 1884.
In 1883 John Wheen became a Wesleyan Methodist home missionary. Next year he was ordained and served in various parts of Melbourne. In 1888 he moved to Charlton and on 25 April married Sheffield-born Eliza Ellen Lief ...Read more at the source website