Temperton, Charles (1829-1895)

Primitive Methodist Magazine 1883
Primitive Methodist Magazine 1883

Early years

Charles was born on 1 September 1829 at Belton, nr Epworth, Linconshire to parents James and Mary. Charles was baptised on 8 November 1829 at Belton. James is identified as a farmer in 1841 and a coach proprietor in 1851.

Charles attended the Primitive Methodist Sunday School. He was converted at Eastertide 1847 and worked for six years as a local preacher.

Ministry

Charles obituary records that he was a good man. His patience and meekness under the most provocative circumstances were most covetable. Peace to him in his circuits was power and prosperity. As a preacher he was earnest, helpful and convincing. He was wise to win; he was a catcher of men.

Family

Charles married Susannah Nightingale (1839-1894) on 14 July 1858 at Dover, Kent.

Charles died on 16 October 1895 at Madeley, Shropshire.

Circuits

  • 1854 Bedford
  • 1855 Dover & Deal
  • 1856 Goudhurst
  • 1857 Richmond
  • 1859 Newton
  • 1860 Shrewsbury
  • 1864 Prees Green
  • 1867 Oswestry
  • 1870 Ludlow
  • 1873 Coventry
  • 1877 Leominster
  • 1879 Darlaston
  • 1883 Oswestry
  • 1885 Coventry
  • 1888 Brierley Hill
  • 1891 Birmingham lll
  • 1894 Madeley

References

Primitive Methodist Magazine 1883 (portrait); 1895/866 (wife); 1896/387

PM Minutes 1896/32

W Leary, Directory of Primitive Methodist Ministers and their Circuits, 1990

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

 

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