Precentors of Wells

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1979

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'Precentors of Wells', Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae 1541-1857: volume 5: Bath and Wells diocese (1979), pp. 8-9. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=34469 Date accessed: 30 July 2014.


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PRECENTORS OF WELLS

George Dogyon D.D. ?-1552.

Occ. 21 Apr. 1541 (Lamb., Reg. Cranmer f. 262). (fn. 1) D. 1 Oct. 1552/19 Feb. 1553, probably by 20 Dec. 1552 (Som. Med. Wills, 1531-58 pp. 141-2; P.R.O., E 334/4 f. 109v).

Richard Lyell 1552-?

Compounded for first-fruits 20 Dec. 1552 (P.R.O., E 334/4 f. 109v).

George Carew D.D. ?-1583.

Occ. in communar's accounts Michaelmas 1559-Michaelmas 1560 (Cal. Wells 11 285). D. by 2 July 1583 (burial, St. Giles-in-the-Fields, Mdx.) (PR St. Giles, ex inf. Rev. G. Taylor; Lamb., Reg. Grindal ff. 584v-585).

James Cottington D.D. 1583-1605.

Pres. by queen sede vacante 15 July 1583 (P.R.O., C 66/1228); instit. by dean and chapter of Canterbury (the abpc. being also vac.) 17 July (Lamb., Reg. Grindal ff. 584v-585). Instal. 24 July (Cal. Wells 11 305). D. by 18 Oct. 1605 (Hampshire Record Office, A/1/29 f. 19; Cal. Wells 11 348).

Richard Boughton B.D. 1606-1617.

Pres. by John Mitchell of Bridgwater, merchant, patron hac vice by virtue of gr. of next pres. made by bp. Still; instit. 6 March 1606 (D/D/B Reg. 31 f. 12v). Instal. by proxy 10 March (Cal. Wells 11 349). D. 2/9 Jan. 1617 (P.R.O., PROB 11/129, PCC 63 Weldon; Cal. Wells 11 372).

Edward Abbot M.A. 1617-1635.

Coll. 13 Jan. 1617 (D/D/B Reg. 19 f. 1). Instal. 31 Jan. (Cal. Wells 11 372). D. by 4 March 1635 (burial, All Hallows, Barking by the Tower) (PR All Hallows, cited in J. Maskell, Hist. and Ant. . . . Allhallows, Barking (London, 1864) p. 79; D/D/B Reg. 20 p. 15).

Sebastian Smith M.A. 1635-1674.

Coll. 9 March 1635 (D/D/B Reg. 20 p. 15). Instal. 12 March (Cal. Wells 11 411). D. 27 Apr. 1674 (m.i., Oxford cath.) (J. Le Neve, Monumenta Anglicana, 1650-1718 (London, 1719) p. 103; D/D/B Reg. 22 p. 8).

Robert Creyghton II M.A. 1674-1734.

Coll. 2 May 1674 (D/D/B Reg. 22 p. 8). Instal. s.d. (CA 1666-83 p. 53). D. 17 Feb. 1734; buried 22 Feb. (Wells Cath. Reg.; Cal. Wells 11 525).

James Knight B.A. 1734-1757.

Coll. 9 March 1734 (D/D/B Reg. 26 f. 16v). Instal. s.d. (Cal. Wells 11 525). D. 6 Feb. 1757 (Reg. Wadham 1 356; D/D/B Reg. 27 f. 53v).

Henry Willes M.A. 1757-1772.

Coll. 5 Aug. 1757 (D/D/B Reg. 27 f. 53v). Instal. 6 Aug. (CA 1744-60 p. 252). D. 8 Aug. 1772 (Gent. Mag. 1772, xlii 391; D/D/B Reg. 28 f. 90v).

Sir Thomas Bankes J'anson Bart. B.C.L. 1773-1799.

Coll. 22 Jan. 1773 (D/D/B Reg. 28 f. 90v). Instal. 23 Jan. (CA 1761-77 p. 291). D. 25 Jan. 1799 (PR Corfe Castle, Dors., ex inf. Rev. G. Squarey; D/D/B Reg. 32 f. 168).

Charles Moss M.A. 1799-1805.

Coll. 25 Feb. 1799 (D/D/B Reg. 32 f. 168). Instal. s.d. (CA 1792-1817 p. 134). D. 31 May 1805 (m.i., Wells cath.) (Wells Cath. p. 32; Gent Mag. 1805, lxxv (1) 588; D/D/B Reg. 33 f. 15).

Charles Sandiford M.A. 1805-1812.

Coll. 29 June 1805 (D/D/B Reg. 33 f. 15). Instal. s.d. (CA 1792-1817 p. 317). Treasurer of Wells 1812.

John Watson Beadon M.A. 1812-1835.

Coll. 24 July 1812 (D/D/B Reg. 33 f. 94). Instal. 25 July (CA 1792-1817 p. 471). D. by Oct. 1835 (Gent. Mag. 1835, new ser., iv 440; D/D/B Reg. 35 f. 125v).

John Hothersall Pinder M.A. 1840-1868.

Coll. 18 Aug. 1840 (D/D/B Reg. 35 f. 125v). Instal. 25 Aug. (CA 1832-40 p. 363). D. 16 Apr. 1868 (The Times, 22 Apr.; D/D/B Reg. 39 ff. 113v-114).

Footnotes

1 Gr. by bp. 3 Oct. 1545 to Thomas Wriothesley, lord chancellor, of next pres. to precentorship; conf. by dean and chapter 5 Oct. (Cal. Wells 11 261).


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