Chettle, Henry Hurlbert

Chettle, Henry Hurlbert, a Wesleyan minister, son of Reva. John Chettle, and grandson of Rev. Simon Day, was born at Burt-upon-Trent, March 5, 1809. For six years studied at Kingswood School, and afterwards became a master in Woodhouse Grove. In 1832 he received his first charge (Pickering'; in 1852 was elected secretary of the Worn-Out Ministers and Ministers' Widows' Auxiliary Fund, and ably served the interests of this department for the rest of his life. After having been eight years governor of Woodhouse. Grove School, he retired in 1876 and settled at Easterbrook, Bradford, where he died, June 19, 1878. "Chettle was eminently a good man. His ministry was able, instructive, evangelical, tender. He had the gift of government, was quiet in perception, just in judgment, firm in action administered discipline with wisdom, charity, and success, and greatly served the-connection both in peaceful and troublesome times." Mr. Cliettle' published an address, delivered at Woodhouse .Grove, on The Wise Son (1849), and also fugitive Sermons (1850 1851, 1857, 1863). See Minutes of the British Conference, 1878, p. 46; Osborne, Wesleyan Bibliography..

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