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Rousdon Churchwardens

Extracted by Jerry GROVER,
with the kind help and assistance of Graham JONES,
from the Vestry Book of St Pancras, Rousdon, Devon

January 2003

The original is in Combpyne Church, which, since the closure of St Pancras, is the Parish Church for the Combpyne-Rousdon community.

 

1872 February to 1883: Mr. (later Sir) Henry PEEK Church warden

1884 April 12: Present Mr CURGENVEN, Sir Henry PEEK, Mr. PROSSER. Previous officers re elected. J CURGENVEN

1885 April 6: Present Mr CURGENVEN, Sir Henry PEEK, Cuthbert PEEK Esq., Mr. PROSSER. Elected Sir Henry PEEK Church warden, Revd. John CURGENVEN Way warden, Mr. William PROSSER Overseer. J CURGENVEN

1886 April 14: Present Revd. J CURGENVEN, Mr. PROSSER, Richard LANSOM. Previous officers re elected. Henry W PEEK

1887 April 9: Sir Henry PEEK in the chair, Revd. J CURGENVEN, Mr. OLLERHEAD, Mr. GROVER. Elected Sir Henry William PEEK Church warden, Revd. J CURGENVEN Guardian of the poor and Way warden, Mr. GROVER Overseer. J CURGENVEN

1888 April 4: Present Revd. J CURGENVEN in the chair, Mr. C GROVER, Mr. WHITE, Mr. H COOK. Elected Sir Henry William PEEK Bart. Church warden, Revd. J CURGENVEN Way warden, Mr. GROVER Overseer. Henry W PEEK

1889 April 6: Present Mr. CURGENVEN, Sir Henry PEEK and Mr. C GROVER. Previous officers re elected. J CURGENVEN

1890 April 5: Present Mr. J CURGENVEN in the chair, Sir Henry PEEK, Cuthbert E PEEK Esq., Mr. C GROVER, Mr. OLLERHEAD. Elected Mr. Thomas WOOLMINGTON Way warden, Sir Henry William PEEK Church warden, Mr. Chas GROVER Overseer. Henry W PEEK

1891 April 3: All re elected J CURGENVEN

1892 April 18: All re elected J CURGENVEN

1893 April 3: Officers elected in 1890 were re elected J CURGENVEN

1894 March 24: Elected Sir Henry W PEEK Bart. Church warden, Mr. Charles GROVER Overseer J CURGENVEN

1895 April 13: Elected Sir Henry W PEEK Bart. Church warden. Present Revd. J CURGENVEN in the chair, Messrs. GROVER, COOK and OSLER. Henry W PEEK

1896 April 10: Elected Sir H W PEEK Bart. Church warden. Present Sir H W PEEK, Revd. J CURGENVEN, Messrs. GROVER and JACOBS.

1897: No entry

1898 April 14: Elected Sir Henry W PEEK Bart. Church warden. J CURGENVEN (Rector)

1898 October 10: Elected Sir Cuthbert PEEK Bart. to succeed Sir W PEEK Bart. deceased as Church warden. J CURGENVEN (Rector)

1899 May 1: Elected Sir Cuthbert PEEK Bart. Church warden. J CURGENVEN (Rector)

1900 April 23: Elected Sir Cuthbert PEEK Bart. Church warden. J CURGENVEN (Rector)

1901 May 10: Present J CURGENVEN, C GROVER, C WHITE, F CLEAL, D PEARCE. Elected Sir Cuthbert PEEK Bart. Church warden. J CURGENVEN (Rector)

1901 November 27: Present J CURGENVEN, C GROVER, F CLEAL, H COOK. Elected Lady PEEK Church warden. J CURGENVEN (Rector)

1902 to 1905: Lady PEEK Church warden

1906 April 16 Easter Monday: Present C E BARTON (Rector), Messrs J B HARDY, S TATCHELL, GROVER, BAILEY. Elected Hon. Lady PEEK People's Warden, Mr. J B HARDY made Rector's Warden. The Rector made an announcement with regard to the offertries for the future, and some discussion followed. C E BARTON (Rector)

1907 April 1 Easter Monday: Present C E BARTON (Rector), Hon. Lady PEEK, Messrs J B HARDY, GROVER and MARSH. Elected Hon. Lady PEEK People's Warden, Mr. J B HARDY Rector's Warden. The accounts were presented by Mr. HARDY and showed an advance in the total amount collected of about £25. C E BARTON (Rector)

1908 April 27: Present C E BARTON (Rector), Messrs J B HARDY and Mr C GROVER. Elected Hon. Lady PEEK People's Warden, Mr. J B HARDY Rector's Warden. The accounts were presented by Mr. HARDY and showed a total of £99/5/5½ or an advance of £22 on the preceding year. This was being due to an advance in the Special Offertries which comes to £59/11/9½ as against £30/0/5½ last year. C E BARTON (Rector)

1909: Present C E BARTON (Rector), Hon. Lady PEEK, Messrs J B HARDY, C GROVER and S MARSH. Lady PEEK has expressed a desire not to stand for re election as People's warden. Sir W PEEK was proposed by Mr. Marsh and secd. by Mr. GROVER and elected unanimously, at the same time the Vestry expressed its warm thanks to Lady PEEK for her services as People's warden in the past, and much regard was felt that she thought it right not to stand for re election. Mr.HARDY was again made Rector's Warden for the year. The accounts were presented by Mr. HARDY and showed a total of £98/11/2 a slight decrease on the previous year. The Special Offertries amounted to £55/1/4½ as against £59/11/9½. Some discussion took place about the organ and the new light, and Lady PEEK pointed out the need for some new hassocks and hymn books. Sir W PEEK, Mr. HARDY, Mr. GROVER were elected as Lay members of the R??al Conference. C E BARTON (Rector)

1909 December 26 Special meeting: Present Sir Wilfrid PEEK, Mr. J B HARDY (Churchwardens), Hon. Lady PEEK, Messrs MARSH, GROVER and BAILEY. Mr. MARSH proposed and Mr. GROVER seconded a resolution that the brass erected in 1906 on the North wall of the chancel to the Revd. J CURGENVEN be moved a few inches to the ?? to a position ...

1910 to 1913: Elected Sir W PEEK People's Warden, Mr. J B HARDY Rector's Warden

1914 to 1918: Elected Sir W PEEK People's Warden, Mr. BAILEY Rector's Warden

1919 to 1921: Elected Sir W PEEK People's Warden, Mr.S J PAVEY Rector's Warden

1922 to 1927: Elected Sir W PEEK People's Warden, Mr. M D BATH Rector's Warden

1928 to 1934: Elected Lady Edwine PEEK People's Warden, Mr. M D BATH Rector's Warden

 

Notes by Jerry GROVER::

First Baronet - Henry William PEEK 1825 - 1898 married 1848 Margaret Maria EDGAR 1828 - 1884

Second Baronet - Cuthbert Edgar PEEK 1855 - July 1901 maried 1884 Augusta Louisa BRODRICK 1854 - 1934

Third Baronet - Wilfrid PEEK 1884 - 1927 married about 1913 Edwine Warner THORNBURGH 1885 - 1959

Rector of St. Pancras - John CURGENVEN 1837 - December 1905

Astronomer to the PEEK family - Charles GROVER born March 1842 in Chesham, BKM and died in Rousdon February 1921