Charles, John, Am

Charles, John, A.M., a Scotch clergyman, of Laurencekirk, was educated at the parish school; took his degree at Marischal College, Aberdeen, in 1792; became schoolmaster at Glenbervie; was presented by the king to the living at that place in 1821, and ordained. He died Nov. 17,1868, aged ninety-eight years. He published a Sermon (1814):- The Protestant Hand-book (1855) :-An Account of the Parish. See Fasti Eccles. Scoticance, iii, 872.

Charles, Thomas, a Welsh divine, was born in the parish of Llanvihangel, Carmarthenshire, in October, 1755. .He was educated at Llandowrar, at Carmarthen Academy, and in 1775 entered Jesus College, Oxford, where he graduated in 1778, and began his ministry as curate in Somersetshire. He obtained the curacy of Llanymawmddwy in 1784, and in 1785 began his great work of circulating the Bible, which he continued to the time of his death, in October, 1814. Mr. Charles was incessant in labor, and untiring in his faithfulness to the cause of Christ. See (Lond.) Christian Observer, Aug. 1875, append. p. 44; '(Lond.) Christian Guardian, Dec. 1828, p. 491; The Life and Labors of Rev. T. Charles, by Rev. Edward Morgan (Lond. 1828).

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