Brackstone, Charles (1822-1862)


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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