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Charles Janion (1796-1871)

Charles Janion was born into a Christian family at Bradley Orchard in Cheshire.

He was converted at the age of eighteen and offered himself for the foreign missions in 1819. J

anion served in a number of West Indian stations including St Kitts, Montserrat and Antigua.

His health failing, he returned home in 1828 and thereafter served in the home ministry in England and Wales until superannuation on the grounds of ill health in 1857.

He retired to Falmouth and latterly Bridport where he died on June 13th 1871.

Source: Hill's Arrangement 1869 and Conference Minutes 1871

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