Sarah Brackenbury (1771-1847)
Sarah Brackenbury was the wife of Robert Carr Brackenbury esq. of Raithby Hall, Lincolnshire, a well-known lay preacher and friend of John Wesley. Sarah was a member of the Wesleyan society for nearly sixty years and was described in her obituary as a 'pattern of everything that is excellent, and a most distinguished ornament to the Christian name.'
She died in June 1847 after a short illness while visiting the Loughborough home of her sister Mrs Mawe.
Source: Gentleman's Magazine 182: 1847, 108 and Arminian Magazine 1847, 1039.