Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae 1541-1857: Volume 3, Canterbury, Rochester and Winchester Dioceses. Originally published by Institute of Historical Research, London, 1974.
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Table to illustrate suspension of prebends at Rochester, 1841-57, in accordance with Stat. 3 & 4 Vic. c. 113
s.13 And be it enacted, That in the Chapter of the Cathedral Church of . . . Rochester, . . . Two canonries shall be suspended in the following Order; (that is to say,) . . . the first vacant Canonry shall be suspended and the Canonry secondly vacant shall be filled up, and the Canonry thirdly vacant shall be suspended . . .
|1st||J. Marsham d. 28 Jan. 1840||I||suspended|
|2nd||F. Hotham d. 11 Oct. 1854||III||T. Robinson pres.|
|3rd||M. Irving d. 6 Oct. 1857||IV||suspended|
Thus the prebends were reduced by 1857 to the requisite number of four.