Brace, John an English Congregational minister, was born near Tenby, Pembrokeshire, in 1793. After his conversion he applied for admission to Hackney Academy for a ministerial preparation, and in 1821 was admitted. In 1825 he was appointed to East Grinstead, and in a short time became pastor of three churches situated respectively at Copthorne, Turner's Hill, and Hoathley. In these stations he labored nineteen years with great perseverance and success. He next preached two years at Bodmin, in Cornwall; four years at St. Ives; and one year at Ilfracombe, when he retired to Bristol, where he died. Aug. 23, 1860. As a Christian, Mr. Brace was eminently devout and earnest; as a preacher, he was at once simple and evangelical See (Lond.) Cong. Year-book, 1861, p. 203.