Bartlett, James a minister of the Bible Christians, was born at Somerton, England, April 12, 1816. When a boy he narrowly escaped death by fire and drowning. In 1835 he gave his heart to God. In 1840 he offered himself to the work of the miniistry, and was accepted. In his ministry of forty-one years he filled fourteen different appointments. He was very successful in the conversion of souls. As a pastor, he particularly excelled. His death was calm and bright. He died in 1881. See Minutes of the Bible Christians' Conference, 1881.