1839–1915

Introduction

Born: Ap­ril 28, 1839, Bark­ing, Es­sex, Eng­land.

Died: Jan­u­a­ry 5, 1915, Lon­don, Eng­land.

Buried: Toot­ing, Sur­rey, Eng­land.

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Biography

Vernon was the son of Tho­mas Charles­worth of Bark­ing and ne­phew of Jo­seph W. Charles­worth, vicar of Heach­am, Norfolk.

He was ed­u­cat­ed at Ho­mer­ton Col­lege.

He served as co-pas­tor (with New­man Hall) of Sur­rey Cha­pel (1864–69), head­mas­ter of Charles Spur­geon’s Stock­well Orp­han­age (1869–1915), and a Min­is­ter­ing El­der of Spur­geon’s Me­tro­pol­i­tan Ta­ber­na­cle.

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