Mathon St Mary Magdalene Church, Herefordshire - a list of Incumbents 1284-1997
This list was collected and transcribed © 2007
Before 1284 the services were probably taken in turn by a Monk or Brother sent by the Abbot of Pershore.
1284 Thomas de BADMINTON 1296 Edmundus de GAGLON 1372 Richard de DEEPDALE 1373 Thos. RANDY 1379 ???? (RL: can't read this entry because of reflection from flash on photograph) 1383 Thos. A??? (... Nov) (RL: can't read this entry because of reflection from flash on photograph) 23rd Dec Ricardus BARNDESLEY 1396 Robertus CRAWNFORD 1404 Johes SLY 1432 Reginaldus MYLE 1438 Willus TOWNLEY 1455 Willus BAYLEY 1492 Willus HILL 1512 Johannes RUSSELL In this year the appropriation took place and thereafter Pershore Abbey appointed Vicars of Mathon until 1556 when Westminster Abbey obtained possession 1512 Hugo MYLES (First Vicar: light duties) 1512 Roger HUGHES 1534 Christ. ANDREWS 1538 Willus PARKER The Abbot and Priors were this year compelled to surrender the Abbey and its possessions to the King 1553 In this year began the plundering of parish churches 1554 Church lands were aliented to the Crown 1556 Rich. GIBBS In this year the Dean & Chapter of Westminster obtained possession and thereafter became the Patrons of the Benefice 1585 Laurentin TOY 1616 Edward REES 1627 Edward STALLARD 1632 Thos. SMITH 1637 Thos. BROMWICH 1645 Edw. BOWLAND 1648 Thos. EATON 1650 James POWEL 1663 Thos. READING 1666 John ARNOLD 1668 Saml. JUICE 1670 John BROMWICH 1676 Thomas POUNTNEY 1676 Mo. GRAVENER 1681 Abraham CROUCH 1703 Walter SYMONDS 1738 Tychicus WHITING 1772 Robert TAYLOR 1778 F. PRYCE 1794 G. PRITCHETT 1797 G. REECE 1848 A.J. DOUGLAS 1897 L. ESTRIGE RL: Commemorated on Plaque in Church 1903 G.W. POTTER RL: Commemorated on Plaque in Church 1929 A.E. FORREST 1943 P.B. THORBURN RL: Commemorated on Plaque in Church 1952 P.N.F. YOUNG RL: Commemorated on Plaque in Church 1962 L.H.S. BAGSHAW RL: Commemorated on Plaque in Church 1972 M.P. Thompson McCAUSLAND Priest-in-Charge 1983 J.G. WILLIAMS 1994 G.P. HOWELL Priest-in-Charge 1997 S.R. ASHTON
[Transcribed by Rosemary Lockie - this list is intended for private research purposes only]