Wesley, Charles (3), Dd

Wesley, Charles (3), D.D.

a clergyman of the Church of England, son of Samuel Wesley, the musician, and grandson of Charles Wesley, A.M., was born at Ridge, a village near St. Albans, Sept. 25, 1793. He was instructed by his father until he was about twelve years old; sent to a school at Wateringbury, near Maidstone; remained some years at St. Paul's School, London; entered Christ College, Cambridge in 1818, where he distinguished himself as a logician; was ordained priest in Salisbury: Cathedral in 1821; appointed curate of Ebury Chapel, Pimlico, the same year; became alternate minister of St. Mary's Chapel, Fulham, in 1822; was for some years minister at St. Paul's, Covent Garden; became chaplain to the king's household at St. James's in 1833; subsequently became subdeacon of her majesty's Chapels Royal, confessor of the household, and in 1847 chaplain to the queen. He died at St. James's Palace. Sept. 14, 1859. He published A Guide to Siyllofyism (1832), and A Short Commentary on the Church Catechism. See Stevenson, Memorials if the Wesley Family, p. 539 sq.

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