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Chilbolton Church - List of Vicars

Vicars (V), Curates (C) and Prebendarys (P) from 1248

The nave of Chilbolton church dates from the 13th century and the earliest recorded name of a Rector is that of Robert Bucknell who was inducted on 10th May 1284, when Bishop John de Pontesana was Bishop of Winchester.

1284, May 10thBucknell, Robertunder Bishop of Winchester, John de Pontesana (1282-1304)
1302, July 16thHambledon, ReginaldBucknell, Robertunder Bishop of Winchester, John de Pontesana (1282-1304)
1322, June 12thDe Hauberdyne, Reginald“has leave of absence”
1326, Feb 3rdDe London, Thomascollated
1331Bernardyne, Philip“of Florence”
1382Goundevil, Johndies 1382
1382, Feb 23rdWykin, Johncollated, son of Richard Wykin of Swaffham
1391, Nov 26thHerman, Johncollated (alias Sutone)
1406Dom Johnchaplain
1429Dom Ralph(C)
1492Docheson, Richarddies 1493
1493, March 23rdWolfe, Robertdies 1498
1498, August 9thGallipoli, Edwardadmitted Bishop
1513Vaghon, John(C) at 9 marks per annum
1535Darien, Williamadmitted Bishop
1571Saunders, Thomas(C)
1582Moth, John(C)
1586Gough, Thomas(C)
1586Porter, Peter(C)
1592Bennett, Edward(C)
1592Bates, John(C) until 1604
1650Dr. Hinton, Lawrence(P) of Winchester, died 1650 in Chilbolton Rectory “after suffering imprisonment for loyalty”
1685Apleford, Charles
1687Dr. Thornburgh
1699Dr. Layfield, Charles(P) of Winchester, buried 1715
1715Sturges(P) of Winchester
1723, May 22ndDr. Clarke, Alured(P) of Winchester & Westminster, Dean of Exeter, (d) 31st May 1742 & buried in Westminster Abbey
1724Osborne, John(C) died 1766
1742, June 19thExton, Richard
1748, April 4thCheyney, ThomasDean of Winchester
1760, June 13thShipley, JonathanDean of Winchester
1767Plucknett, Charles(C) died 1768
1769Strong, Sam(C) died 1772
1773Brown, William(C) died 1774
1775Jones, Evan(C) died 1787
1787Platt, Charles(C)
1789, Feb 27thWoodford, Matthew (P) of Winchester
1789Harries, James Lloyd(C)
1790Birch, J A(C) died 1795
1795, July 11thPett, Phineascollated, Canon of Christchurch & Rector of Newington, Oxford
1795Hulton, Edward(C)
1800Hopkins, J(C) died 1803
1804Durnford, Richard LL.B.under a special commission to Richard Iremonger, Vicar of Wherwell, licensed by Bishop of Winchester in 1806, died 1834
1830, April 1stMorgell, Crosbie M.A.collated, Chaplain to Richard Sumner, Bishop of Winchester
1848, April 29thLambert, Anthony Lewis M.A. of Trinity, Oxfordcollated, (C) of Ash, Surrey 1838-1842, (C) of Headley, Hampshire 1843-1848
1869Collier, Charles M.A.Hon. Canon of Wichester, Principal of Diocesan Training College, Vicar of Andover
1890Pereira, Henry Horace M.A.became Suffragan Bishop of Croydon
1895, April 13thObbard, Augustas Newton M.A.
1909Crowley, Cedric Edwin M.A.
1924, October 8thIredell, E.O.Hon. Chaplain to the Forces, Rector of West Tisted
1926, June 12thUsherwood, Edward Cuthbert M.A.Vicar of Bembridge, I.o.W.
1926, October 1stEdwards, Walter Osbert William M.A.Hon. Chaplain to the Forces, Vicar of Ewell, Surrey, resigned & retired 30th June 1935
1935, October 29thMarsh, Hubert Henry Lovatt LloydVicar of Bournemouth, Hon. Canon of Southwell
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Vicars of Wherwell and Rectors resident in Chilbolton

1943Canon H L Marsh – Rector of Chilbolton since 1935 (see above)
1948Russell-Chapman, Walter William, died 8th October 1966
1966Gawne, Murray Eden
1977Hubbard, Christopher M
1991Williams, Errol
2008Montague, Juliet
2014Machin, Jax
2023vacant after Jax Machin took a new Ministry in Devon (September)


See also: Vicars of Wherwell

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