Suspension of prebends, 1841-54


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Joyce M. Horn

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'Table: Suspension of prebends, 1841-54', Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae 1541-1857: volume 7: Ely, Norwich, Westminster and Worcester dioceses (1992), pp. 134. URL: Date accessed: 28 November 2014.


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Table to illustrate suspension of prebends at Worcester, 1841-54, in accordance with Stat. 3 & 4 Vic. c. 113

s. 8 And be it enacted, That in the Chapters of the Cathedral Churches of Durham and Worcester ... respectively Six Canonries shall be suspended in the following Order; (that is to say,) the first Two vacant Canonries shall be suspended, and the Canonry thirdly vacant shall be filled up; and the Two Canonries fourthly and fifthly vacant shall be suspended, and the then next vacant Canonry shall be filled up; and the Two Canonries which shall then next be vacant shall be suspended.

Vacancy How occasioned Prebend Outcome
1st HA. Pye d. 25 March 1839 IV suspended
2nd G. Faussett preb. of Oxford Aug. 1840 VI suspended
3rd T. Forester d. 30 Sept. 1841 VIII J.R. Wood apptd.
4th T. Singleton d. 13 March 1842 II suspended
5th J. Meakin d. 6 Oct. 1842 VII suspended
6th W. Digby d. 21 Jan. 1848 I E.H. Grove apptd.
7th E.W. Ingram d. 7 May 1851 X suspended
8th E.H. Grove res. 1854 I suspended

Thus the prebends were reduced by 1854 to the requisite number of four.

Canons :
Tenth prebend