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Fifth Report of the Committee on Church Plate - Deanery of Totnes

Report and Transactions of the Devonshire Association for the Advancement of Science, Literature and the Arts. Vol. 45, 3rd Series

Plymouth: W Brendan & Son (1913). Paper read at Buckfastleigh, July 23rd , illus. pp. 93-117.

Prepared by Michael Steer

The Rural Deanery of Totnes in 1913 consisted of 22 parishes and three district churches. Of these, 21 are ancient parishes or chapelries. Reverend John Frederick Chanter (1854-1939) was son of John Roberts Chanter, a Barnstaple solicitor and author. He was educated at Crediton Grammar School and served as Rector of Parracombe from 1886 to 1916. In 1889 he married Rose Edith, youngest daughter of Reverend W.H. Thompson, Vicar of Exmoor. He was the author of numerous books and articles on local history, and was a regular contributor to the Devonshire Association Transactions. He was elected a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries and appointed Honorary Archivist of Exeter Cathedral, a position he held until his death. He was responsible for cataloguing a large section of the Exeter Diocesan archives, and the 'Chanter numbers' he assigned to the large series of volumes in the archives are still in use today. He was elected Treasurer and installed as a Prebendary of Exeter Cathedral in the 1920s The Internet Archive makes available, in its Community Texts Collection (originally known as Open Source Books), books that have been digitised by Google from a number of libraries. These are books on which copyright has expired, and are available free for educational and research use. This rare book was produced from a copy held by the Princeton University Library, and is available from the Internet Archive.

Adams, Mr Maxwell 93-4
Adams, Stephen, Jnr 100
Amery, Mr J S 93-4
Baker, Mr G Goldney 93
Barnard, E J & W, Messrs 110, 112-3
Barter, William Brudenell 102
Bartholomew, Rev R 107
Bateman, Peter & Ann 106
Bateman, Peter & William 100, 109
Bayley, Richard 107
Beale, Richard 105
Bidlake, John 98
Blackler, R E 108
Blake, Thomas 98
Bradford, Rev Robert 101
Carwithen, Rev R M 95
Champernowne, Arthur Esq 103
Chanter, Rev John Frederick 93, 116
Clare, Joseph 112
Cleland, Thomas 98
Coachefer, Rev H J 97, 112
Cory, John 103
Cory, Samuel 112
Cox, Robert 103
Eames, Rebecca & Barnard, Edward 109
Edmonds, Rev Chancellor 93
Elliott, Rev T 93
Ellis, Mr H D 95, 98
Elston, John 106
Elston, Philip 110
Fennel, Edward 107
Fountain, William 99
Fox, C T 110
Fox, George 110
French, Walter 108
Gould, Mrs Joan 101
Hancock, Messrs 99
Harvey, Robert, JP, DL 108
Harvey, Samuel Emile 108
Harvey, Tito 108
Holland, Thomas 107, 114
Hope, Mr W H St John 95-6, 116
Hughes, Mr T Cann 93
Jones, John 96, 104-5
Keith, John 103
Kennicott, Benjamin, DD 116
Kidder, John 110
Lane, E & M 109
Langdon, Richard Esq 115
Lee, Mrs Eliz 113
Leeke, Ralph 114-5
Lethbridge, Sir Roper 93
Levy, Moses 107
Ley, Timothy 104
Locke, Nathaniel 114
Mallet, Rev W G 108
Mappin, J N 115
Mappin & Webb 108
Martin, Rev C 93-4
Maynard, Christopher 115
Moore, John 98
More, Steven 95-6, 98, 105-6, 110
Neville, Rev J H N 114
Nosworthy, Mrs Mary 105
Packer, Rev B 97, 112
Parker, Mary F S 112
Palk, Walter Esq 94, 112
Pelet, Moses 101
Phillips, John 112
Pierce, Joseph 101
Place, Rev Philip 106
Pomeroy, Roger Esq 114
Pontifex, Daniel 99
Radford, Mr A J V 93
Reed, Mr Harbottle 93-4
Reichel, Rev O J 93
Richards, Edmond 101
Salter, Thomas 101
Sanders, Joseph 110
Saunders, Alexander 110
Smily, W R 99, 107
Smith, Joseph 111
Somerset, Edward Adolphus, Duke of 94, 98
Steere, Edmond Esq 112
Symons, Pentecost 100
Syngin, Richard 98
Taylor, Charles 105
Tucker, Rev W H Browse 101
Watts, Richard 113
Westlake, Rev George 110
Whaley, Samuel 100
Whipham, Thomas & Wright, Charles 106
Wilcocks, Rev Mr John 113
Willaume, David 108
Windeatt, Mr George E 93
Wippell J & Co 101
Worth, John 109
Wotton, Richard armg 107
Wotton, Samuel, armg 108