Binns, Charles a minister of the Society of Friends, was born at Wateirford, Ireland, in 1831. He inherited the Irish characteristic of warmth, both in affection and disposition. Being left an orphan when a small child; he was brought up by his uncle William Binns, of Poole. He was converted and became a member of the Society of Friends, but afterwards resigned his membership, assigning as his reason that they did not realize the blessing and efficacy of the atonement of Christ. In the year 1863 he sought readmission into the Society of Friends. The meridian years of his life were devoted to the education of the young, for which he had a peculiar gift, and in which he was very successful. He died Nov. 2, 1875. See Ann. Monitor, 1877, p. 24.