Charles Benjamin Incledon (1763–11 February 1826, Worcester) was a Cornishsinger, son of a doctor in St Keverne, Cornwall, and educated at Blundell's School and as a choirboy at Exeter, but then went into the navy. His fine tenor voice, however, attracted general attention, and in 1783 he determined to seek his fortune on the stage. After various provincial appearances he made a great success in 1790 at Covent Garden, and thenceforth was the principal English tenor of his day. He sang both in opera and in oratorio, but his chief popularity lay in his delivery of ballads, such as The Lass of Richmond Hill,Sally in our Alley, Blackeyed Susan, The Arethusa, and anything of a bold and manly type. He toured in America in 1817; and on retiring in 1822 from the operatic stage, he travelled through the provinces with an entertainment called The Wandering Melodist. He retired to reside in Brighton but was in Worcester when a second attack of paralysis proved fatal.