The Life and Conversion of the Dairyman by Rev. Daniel Tyerman (Free PDF Download)
Joseph Wallbridge, the Dairyman, was born in Dorsetshire and moved to the Isle of Wight when he was twenty years old. He married when he was twenty-seven and raised four children: Elizabeth, Hannah, Robert and William. His daughter, Elizabeth, was the subject of the well-known "Dairyman's Daughter," and had an influence on his spiritual development. This narrative of the dairyman, is told by Daniel Tyerman, who lived on the Isle of Wight. The two became acquainted when the Dairyman attended Rev. Tyerman's church service. This testimony of the Dairyman's character and life is from that relationship.
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Daniel Tyerman (1773–1828) was a minister at a church in Newport, on the Isle of Wight. This is where he met the Dairyman and eventually gave his funeral sermon. After the Isle of Wight, Rev. Tyerman became a missionary with the London Missionary Society. In 1821, he sailed with George Bennet from London and around Cape Horn arriving in Tahiti, remaining three years. In 1824, they went to New Zealand and South Wales. They were imprisoned and almost eaten. They visited many other places including Singapore, Calcutta, and Madagascar.