A Charles Brackstone was born on 25 December 1822 at Hatherden, Hampshire, to parents William, a farmer, and Lucy. he was baptised on 12 February 1823 at Andover, Hampshire.
Census returns identify the following occupations for Charles.
- 1851 agricultural labourer
- 1861 labourer and PM local preacher
He married Elizabeth Jane Copelin (1830-1863) in the summer of 1854 in the Oxford Registration District. Census returns identify two children.
- Anna Amelia (1858-1871)
- Henry William (1860-1862)
Charles died in late 1862 in the New Forest, Hampshire.
- 1851 Wallingford
- 1852 Faringdon
- 1854 Northmoor
- 1855 Cranborne
- 1856 Brinkworth
- 1857 disappears
W Leary, Directory of Primitive Methodist Ministers and their Circuits, 1990
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