Vicars and Churchwardens of Painswick

Vicars and Churchwardens of Painswick

The text below is taken from a memorial board in the south aisle of the church building.

This board was commissioned by Painswick Mothers Union and by many friends in grateful and loving memory of Mary Ann Barnfield, caretaker of St. Mary’s Church until her death in 1956.

Vicars of Painswick

1086

Wyke had a priest

Hugh de Laci, Lord of the manor granted the Advowson to the Priory of Llanthony Prima in 1118

1150

Roger

A Norman : Advowson transferred to the Priory of Llanthony Secunda, Gloucester

1205

John

Parson of Wycke

1282

Godfrey

A Norman

1283

James de Payneswycke

 

1297

John Aston

 

1300

John Keys

John called keys     …. Priest

1374

John Burgeys

Sub - Deacon

1378

John

Chaplain at Stroude, served here with Philip and Richard chaplains

1382

John Bucke

 

1384

Geoffrey Lutterworth

 

1384

Simon Packer

Vicar of St. Owen’s Gloucester : exchanged with Lutterworth

Column 2 of 5

 

1385

John Bucke

Described as ‘Perpetual Vicar’  in 1402

1410

John Norton

Perpetual Vicar

1426

John Launder

Perpetual Vicar

1429

John Farthingale

Chaplain

1440

Thomas Baker

 

1489

Robert Myll

 

1522

Patric Corbett

Advowson granted to David Poole in 1530

1539

Samuel Davys

 

1548

John Williams

LLD

1548

Richard Cheyney

Bishop of Gloucester 1562 - 1579

1554

Laurence Case

Actual Vicar. Rural Dean of Stonehouse. Presented by Queen Mary

1564

Walter Jones

Presented by Queen Elizabeth. Pronounced contumacious 1570

Column 3 of 5

 

1573

Antony Higgins

 

1578

Arthur Messenger

Presented by Henry Jernegan but not instituted

1579

Maurice Pearce

On presentation of the Crown

1581

James Thomas

Presented by Sir Christopher Hatton

1584

John Bullingham

Bishop of Bristol and Gloucester

1590

Robert Edwards

 

1594

Roger Carroll

Presented by Queen Elizabeth

1599

Francis Yale

Presented by Sir Henry Winston

1622

William Acson

Ejected in 1641 by Order of Parliament

1641

Thomas Wild

Removed in 1643. Right of presentation vested in parishioners

1644

George Dorwood

Puritan. Subscribed to Act of Uniformity 1662

1685

Samuel Rogers

Presented by Sir Robert Atkins. Reinstituted by the King in 1686

Column 4 of 5

 

1701

John Downs

Presented by the Trustees

1737

John Wiltshire

 

1764

John Moseley

Presented by the Trustees in 1752 but not instituted for 12 years

1802

John Fearon

Elected 1795.Instituted 1802 but Living sequestered until his death 1823

1823

Robert Strong

Was the last popularly elected Vicar

1856

John Arthur Biddle

Advowson bought by his father; acquired later by Barnard

1868

The Hon. Percy Willoughby

Living passed to Trustees and then to Henry McCrea

1876

Herbert McCrea

Presented by his father. Living acquired by Perrins of Malvern

1885

William H Seddon

Presented by his father-in-law

1890

William Guest-Williams

Presented by Perrins

1897

William H Seddon

Advowson exchanged for a Crown Living

1917

Cyril H Verey

Presented by the Lord Chancellor

Column 5 of 5

 

1930

Athelstan Coode

 

1933

Hiram Craven

Canon of Gloucester Cathedral

1944

Reginald G Jackson

 

1954

Harold F Heal

Rural Dean. Canon of Gloucester Cathedral

1977

George Henry McKinley

 

1984

Robert Henry Miles

Rural Dean

2001

John Longuet-Higgins

 

2013

Michael S Holloway

 

2019 To be decided  

Churchwardens of Painswick

 

The Churchwardens of Painswick Display Panel

This wooden panel was commissioned by her friends in grateful and loving memory of Bertha Barnfield, caretaker of Saint Mary’s Church 1956 - 82

(to be found on wall in South Aisle of the church building)

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1900

 

F A Hyett

J Hodges

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1901

 

E Trotman

C Finch

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1902

 

W H Burdock

E Trotman

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1903

 

J Warner

E Trotman

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1904

 

C Large

L W E Bicknell

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1905

 

T Peters

L W E Bicknell

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1906

 

J Russell

L W E Bicknell

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1907

 

H Ryland

L W E Bicknell

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1908

 

E Trotman

L W E Bicknell

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1909

 

W Hale

L W E Bicknell

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1910

 

H Short

L W E Bicknell

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1911

 

M Cooke

C Finch

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1912

 

A Musty

C Finch

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1913

 

A King

C Finch

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1914

 

J C Frith

C Finch

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1915

 

H Crawley

C Finch

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1916

 

C W M Gere

C Finch

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1917

 

W Hale

C Finch

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1918

 

H Short

C Finch

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1919

1920

W Goddard

C Finch

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1921

 

A Musty

C Finch

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1922

 

H Donne

C Finch

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1923

1924

F P Bully

C Finch

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1925

1928

H Musty

J Russell

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1929

1930

R F Pearson

J Russell

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1931

1935

H E Slack

J Russell

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1936

1938

J Carse

J Russell

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1939

1943

J Carse

J H Westcott

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1944

 

R F Pearson

J H Westcott

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1945

1946

R F Pearson

S H Beacall

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1947

1949

T H Mercer

R F Pearson

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1950

1956

G D Insley

A J L Phillips

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1957

1961

J I Hinds

A J L Phillips

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1962

1963

J I Hinds

Herbert House

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1964

1966

J I Hinds

J E Poulden

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1967

1970

D A Hodges

J E Poulden

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1971

1973

D A Hodges

J Lawrence

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1974

 

J Stangroom

J Lawrence

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1975

1976

J Stangroom

G M Owen

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1977

1978

A N Dixon

G M Owen

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1979

 

D E Mannering

G M Owen

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1980

1984

D E Mannering

R S Lear

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1984

1985

R S Lear

Joan Nash

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1985

1987

Joan Nash

D A Hodges

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1988

1994

Joan Nash

R B Watkin

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1994

1997

R B Watkin

Helen Briggs

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1997

2001

Helen Briggs

David Ryland

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2001

2004

David Ryland

David Harley

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2004

2007

David Harley

Frances Marsh

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2007

2010

Frances Marsh

David Bishop

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2010

2014

David Bishop

Margaret Radway

 

2014

 

Margaret Radway

Christine Campbell