Rev Samuel Fear
Samuel Fear was born in Shepton Mallet, Somerset on Sept. 15th 1802. After moving from agricultural labouring to a brief spell in Beeston, Nottingham in the lace-making industry, he emigrated to North America, arriving in Guelph, Ontario, on 1st June 1836. He died while preaching in 1896 and is buried in Elora Municipal Cemetery, 20 miles north of Guelph. His son, James Fear, followed him into ministry but died aged 29 in 1870.