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Ministers and Incumbents of the Parish of Wembury (1611-1967)

Transcribed by Michael Steer

The following list has been extracted from: Tagg, Kenneth. The romantic story of Wembury church in Devonshire. (4th ed., 1967)
1611-1615    John Alford (?) Minister (A.V. Bible published 1611)
1616-1646 Edwardus Elyot, Minister (Mayflower voyage, 1620)
1646-1653 (?) (Presbyterianism established 1646)
1653-1676 Johannes Williams, Presbyter, (Oliver Cromwell in power)
1676-1680 William Rowe, Minister (Monarchy & Church restored 1660)
1680-1686 Thomas Hill, Minister
1686-1693 Mathew Atwill, Minister
1693-1695 D... Griffin, Minister
1695-1738 William England, Curate (Wesley's Society formed 1729)
1738-1782 William Perry, Curate (Methodism formed, 1739)
1783-1796 Benjamin Love, Minister
1796-1798 Thomas Culme (? Culine), Minister
1798-1803 Richard Hannah Jnr., Minister
1804-1807 George Sullock, Minister
1807-1846 G.M. Scott, Minister (Oxford Movement, 1833)
1848-1882 Richard Lane, Minister, later Perpetual Curate (First Vicar)
1883-1923 Charles Burgess, Vicar
1923-1936 Anyon Herbert Duxbury, Vicar
1937-1941 Charles ffolliott Young, Vicar
1941 Charles Hugh Duffy Grimes, Priest in Charge
1941-1945 Kenneth Tagg, Priest in Charge (War Charge)
1945-1954 Kenneth Tagg, Vicar
1954-1960 Gerard Noel Davidson, Vicar
1960-1967 Arthur Bromham, Vicar
1967 Kenneth Rowland Grey, Vicar