Brettell, Jeremiah an English Wesleyan minister, was born near Wrogley, Staffordshire, April 16, 1753. He was converted about 1771, appointed to the Epworth Circuit as his first charge in 1774, and labored in Ireland for nearly three years thereafter. In 1778 he was again preaching in England. Here he worked hard until, 1810, when he became a supernumerary in Bristol. He died Dec. 4, 1826. "He exemplified what the apostle recommends " — Ro 12:12. See Wesl. Meth. Magazine, 1830, pages 649, 721; Minutes of the British Conference, 1827.