Browring, Edward a preacher of the United Methodist Free Church, was a Cornishman, born at Pencarrow, June 4, 1810. His father was a Methodist local preacher at Camelford for sixty years. Young Browring was converted at fifteen, went to London in 1832, and began to preach under the Reverend Dr. Joseph Beaumniont. In 1850 he joined the Methodist Reformers, and entered the ministry in 1852. He labored in nine circuits with much success. At Stockton illness prostrated him, and he died May 30, 1875. See Minutes of the 19th Annual Assembly.